In passing the Highway Safety Act of 1973, Congress suggested that a complete investigation of bicycle and pedestrian safety be conducted. This document presents a review of the bicycle-related laws of 50 states and of 50 randomly selected communities. The authors site the Uniform Vehicle Code and Model Traffic Ordinance definitions, state laws and Municipal ordinances of each topic discussed. These topics include the legal status of bicycles, accident requirements and rules of the road, special rules for the operation of bicycles, bicycle registration, dealer regulation, special procedures and penalties, enabling legislation and miscellaneous bicycle laws.

  • Corporate Authors:

    National Committee on Uniform Traf Laws & Ordin

    1776 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20036
  • Authors:
    • English, J N
    • Conrath, C W
    • Gallavan, M L
  • Publication Date: 1974-9

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  • Accession Number: 00096462
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 13 1975 12:00AM