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Every person operating a Previous bicycle Next shall have all of the rights and duties applicable to the driver of any other vehicle by this chapter, except in respect to those provisions in this chapter relating expressly to bicycles and in respect to those provisions of this chapter which by their nature cannot reasonably be applied to bicycles.
No Previous bicycle Next , including a tandem Previous bicycle Next , cargo or utility Previous bicycle Next , or trailer, shall be used to carry more persons at one time than the number for which it is designed and equipped, except an adult rider may carry a child in a seat designed for carrying children that is securely attached to the Previous bicycle Next .
(1) when overtaking and passing another vehicle proceeding in the same direction;
(2) when preparing for a left turn at an intersection or into a private road or driveway;
(3) when reasonably necessary to avoid conditions, including fixed or moving objects, vehicles, pedestrians, animals, surface hazards, or narrow width lanes, that make it unsafe to continue along the right-hand curb or edge; or
(c) Persons riding bicycles upon a roadway or shoulder shall not ride more than two abreast and shall not impede the normal and reasonable movement of traffic and, on a laned roadway, shall ride within a single lane.
(d) A person operating a Previous bicycle Next upon a sidewalk, or across a roadway or shoulder on a crosswalk, shall yield the right-of-way to any pedestrian and shall give an audible signal when necessary before overtaking and passing any pedestrian. No person shall ride a Previous bicycle Next upon a sidewalk within a business district unless permitted by local authorities. Local authorities may prohibit the operation of bicycles on any sidewalk or crosswalk under their jurisdiction.
(e) An individual operating a Previous bicycle Next or other vehicle on a bikeway shall leave a safe distance when overtaking a Previous bicycle Next or individual proceeding in the same direction on the bikeway, and shall maintain clearance until safely past the overtaken Previous bicycle Next or individual.
(f) A person lawfully operating a Previous bicycle Next on a sidewalk, or across a roadway or shoulder on a crosswalk, shall have all the rights and duties applicable to a pedestrian under the same circumstances.
(g) A person may operate an electric-assisted Previous bicycle Next on the shoulder of a roadway, on a bikeway, or on a Previous bicycle Next trail if not otherwise prohibited under section 85.015, subdivision 1d; 85.018, subdivision 2, paragraph (d); or 160.263, subdivision 2, paragraph (b), as applicable.
No person operating a Previous bicycle Next shall carry any package, bundle, or article which prevents the driver from keeping at least one hand upon the handle bars or from properly operating the brakes of the Previous bicycle Next .
(a) No person shall operate a Previous bicycle Next at nighttime unless the Previous bicycle Next or its operator is equipped with (1) a lamp which emits a white light visible from a distance of at least 500 feet to the front; and (2) a red reflector of a type approved by the Department of Public Safety which is visible from all distances from 100 feet to 600 feet to the rear when directly in front of lawful lower beams of headlamps on a motor vehicle. A Previous bicycle Next equipped with lamps that are visible from a distance of at least 500 feet from both the front and the rear is deemed to fully comply with this paragraph.
(b) No person may operate a Previous bicycle Next at any time when there is not sufficient light to render persons and vehicles on the highway clearly discernible at a distance of 500 feet ahead unless the Previous bicycle Next or its operator is equipped with reflective surfaces that shall be visible during the hours of darkness from 600 feet when viewed in front of lawful lower beams of headlamps on a motor vehicle. The reflective surfaces shall include reflective materials on each side of each pedal to indicate their presence from the front or the rear and with a minimum of 20 square inches of reflective material on each side of the Previous bicycle Next or its operator. Any Previous bicycle Next equipped with side reflectors as required by regulations for new bicycles prescribed by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission shall be considered to meet the requirements for side reflectorization contained in this subdivision.
(e) No person shall operate a Previous bicycle Next unless it is equipped with a rear brake or front and rear brakes which will enable the operator to make a braked wheel skid on dry, level, clean pavement. A Previous bicycle Next equipped with a direct or fixed gear that can make the rear wheel skid on dry, level, clean pavement shall be deemed to fully comply with this paragraph.
(g) No person shall operate upon a highway any two-wheeled Previous bicycle Next equipped with handlebars so raised that the operator must elevate the hands above the level of the shoulders in order to grasp the normal steering grip area.
(h) No person shall operate upon a highway any Previous bicycle Next which is of such a size as to prevent the operator from stopping the Previous bicycle Next , supporting it with at least one foot on the highway surface and restarting in a safe manner.
(a) No person shall sell or offer for sale any new Previous bicycle Next unless it is equipped with reflectors and other equipment as required by subdivision 6, paragraphs (b) and (e) and by applicable regulations for new bicycles prescribed by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission.
An arm signal to turn right or left shall be given continuously during the last 100 feet traveled by the Previous bicycle Next before turning, unless the arm is needed to control the Previous bicycle Next , and shall be given while the Previous bicycle Next is stopped waiting to turn.
(a) A person may park a Previous bicycle Next on a sidewalk unless prohibited or restricted by local authorities. A Previous bicycle Next parked on a sidewalk shall not impede the normal and reasonable movement of pedestrian or other traffic.
(b) A Previous bicycle Next may be parked on a roadway at any location where parking is allowed if it is parked in such a manner that it does not obstruct the movement of a legally parked motor vehicle.
(a) Previous Bicycle Next events, parades, contests, or racing on a highway shall not be unlawful when approved by state or local authorities having jurisdiction over that highway. Approval shall be granted only under conditions which assure reasonable safety for all participants, spectators and other highway users, and which prevent unreasonable interference with traffic flow which would seriously inconvenience other highway users.
(b) By agreement with the approving authority, participants in an approved Previous bicycle Next highway event may be exempted from compliance with any traffic laws otherwise applicable thereto, provided that traffic control is adequate to assure the safety of all highway users.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes