Newsflash! You can’t run red lights or urinate in public because you are a cyclist and “buzzed” riding is drunk riding(in some states).
Cyclists are protected by—and obligated to adhere to—many laws. But while most of them mirror vehicle laws, it’s easy for some rules to get lost in translation because, let’s face it, bikes and automobiles aren’t exactly alike.
Add to it the fact that all 50 states have different laws pertaining to cyclists, and it’s easy to see how misinformation and ignorance can come into play as it pertains to the legal rights and responsibilities of cyclists.
Brush up on these key responsibilities outlined in this piece. 4 Bike Laws You May Not Know About | Active.com.