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Case 06

An experienced cyclist wearing high visibility clothing was on his morning recreational ride on a road designated as a state bicycle route. He signaled and moved into the turn lane. The driver of a truck attempted to pass the cyclist, and caused the crash. Drivers behind the at-fault motorist testified that they saw the cyclist signal clearly. And even though it’s illegal to pass in a turn lane, the officer reported that the cyclist had “darted” out in front of the truck.

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Bike Delaware
Peter Wilborn Feb 11, 2018

We understand the importance of good Rules of the Road when it comes to protecting cyclists in court. Changing the laws that protect cyclists is one of the most important ways to make the roads safer and promote better biking. And there has been some notable progress in this area over the last 10 years. […]

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