The new ordinance states that drivers must yield to cyclists at intersections, provide a minimum distance of three feet when passing a cyclist and cannot cut bicycles off when turning. Furthermore, cyclists cannot ride recklessly or in crowded pedestrian areas and must give a warning before passing a pedestrian on the sidewalk. Lastly, motorists cannot intentionally intimidate or harass cyclists.
Monday, January 18, 2010
To go along with the State of Idaho's enlightened approach to cycling safety, the city of Boise has enacted a new ordinance designed to maximize the safety of motorists, cyclists, and pedestrians. According to this report at BikeRadar.com: