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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 103

 

January Session, 2013

 

LCO No. 531

   

Referred to Committee on TRANSPORTATION

 

Introduced by:

 

SEN. WITKOS, 8th Dist.

 

AN ACT REQUIRING BICYCLISTS TO RIDE SINGLE FILE ON A PUBLIC ROAD.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That section 14-286b of the general statutes be amended to require persons riding bicycles on a roadway to ride single file, rather than two abreast as currently allowed, in order to permit motorists to safely pass and yield three feet to the bicyclists as required by law.

Statement of Purpose:

To require persons riding bicycles on a roadway to ride single file, rather than two abreast as currently allowed, in order to permit motorists to safely pass and yield three feet to the bicyclists as required by law.