Tuesday, January 30, 2007

3-foot safety zone meets California flak

There's an effort from Northern California to follow Florida's lead and require drivers to give bicyclists three feet of leeway while passing. Unlike what happened here last year, the proposal is meeting resistance -- from the Teamsters Union and from some Republican legislators. There's a good rundown on the bill in the San Jose Mercury News. The bill is more complex than I had imagined it would be. You can read it here.

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