California Bike Laws
Did you know that there are different laws while riding in a residential area and a business district. According to the City of California, a bicyclist in a business district is not allowed to ride the bicycle upon the sidewalk. Please be careful when riding your bicycle upon the street. Be safe.
62.1.4 RIDING ON SIDEWALKS.
a) No person shall ride a bicycle upon a sidewalk within any business district or upon the sidewalk adjacent to any public school building, church, recreation center or playground.
b) Whenever any person is riding a bicycle upon a sidewalk, such person shall yield the right-of-way to any pedestrian, and when overtaking or passing a pedestrian, after giving an audible signal, shall at all times, pass to the left of such pedestrian.
If you’ve been injured in a bicycle accident in the city of California call Farahi Law Firm immediately to learn more about your legal rights.