Am I Allowed to Ride My Bicycle on the Sidewalk?

Posted by : Milles Law on March 28, 2019

A Tallahassee Accident Attorney Explains the Rules Under Florida Law

Most people assume that they are allowed to ride their bicycles on the sidewalk. However, many states have different rules regarding the usage of bicycles in public spaces. Under Florida law, you are allowed to ride your bicycle on the sidewalk. However, you must always give pedestrians the right of way and avoid any unnecessary accidents. An experienced Tallahassee accident attorney will want you to be safe and can help you avoid a bicycle accident. In the following video, personal injury attorney Eric Milles confirms that Tallahassee bicyclists can ride on the sidewalk. He also provides bicyclists with information on how to avoid a collision with a pedestrian.

Video Transcripts:

Florida law allows you to ride your bicycle on the sidewalk. Bear in mind that pedestrians have the right of way when you are riding your bicycle on a sidewalk, and you need to give an audible signal when you are passing a pedestrian.

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