If you love commuting by bicycle in the Bay Area in California, you may be wondering if there are any bike laws that you should know about. And maybe you are wondering how to find these bicycling rules and regulations.
Well, yes, as you may have guessed, there are certain regulations on bicycle riding and commuting. This article will help steer you toward some of these rules and laws.
First, when it comes to riding across toll bridges in the Bay Area, you need to do your research first before you start pedaling your bike toward your favorite bridge. Check out this page of the Bay Area Toll Authority and then scroll down to the section titled “Which toll bridges can I ride my bike across?”
Next, visit this California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) website for information on how bicycle riders need to share the road. The page has some good safety tips.
Lastly, a great resource regarding bike laws and information is sfbike.org. For their specific tips on bike law, visit this website. Also, check out their San Francisco bike maps page here.
These days more and more people are commuting by bike and bicycling for fun. As usual, you should be focused on safety at all times while riding and on roads and paths. Have fun and be careful out there.