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Tickets for Bicycle Riders?


The Question: Can Police Officers give tickets to bike riders for traffic violations?


The Answer: Yes. Bicycle riders are required by state law to obey all traffic laws and they can be cited for traffic violations. Bicycle Riders can also be cited/arrested for DWI (Driving While Impaired); nearly 40% of bicycle fatalities are caused by the bicyclist being impaired.

 

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