• Los Angeles outlaws yelling threats at bicyclists

    by  • July 22, 2011 • Legislation and Policy • 1 Comment

    USA TodayMotorists who even threaten a bicyclist by yelling at them could be held as criminals or potentially face a lawsuit before charges are filed under a law being enacted in Los Angeles.
    The Los Angeles City Council made it a crime to threaten cyclists physically and verbally. Yes, that means you can’t even yell at them. If you do, cyclists can sue drivers in civil court — even before the city files criminal charges, according to the Los Angeles Times.

    The state could go further: It’s considering a law that could get motorists ticketed if they venture within a 3-foot safety zone for bicyclists. (poster’s note — a 3 foot passing law was just passed by Delaware’s Legislature)  [Continue reading]

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