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‘Mutual Responsibility’ bill trades rights for space

A law mandating a distance of three-to-five feet of passing distance between motor vehicles and people riding bicycles likely appeals to any rider who has buzzed by a speeding car. Washington law currently mandates that drivers pass at a “safe … Continue reading

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State bill aims to mandate safe passing distance

A bill introduced by Rep. Jamie Pedersen would require drivers to give cyclists space when passing. The bill also outlines required cyclist behavior, such as riding as far to the right as possible (or left if in the left lane … Continue reading

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