It’s official. And Governor Jay Inslee even had a joke to go with it:
— Washington Bikes (@WAbikes) April 17, 2015
Basically, if a red light or turn signal cannot detect your bike and an entire traffic signal cycle goes through without changing, you can now run that light when you get a safe opportunity.
But don’t stop there! Help everyone else who uses that traffic signal by reporting the faulty signal to your local transportation agency. In Seattle, you can easily report traffic signals that don’t detect bikes using the Find It Fix It app and website.
For more details on the new law, see our previous post.