The General Assembly has passed a number of laws in recent years to protect bicyclists. Motorists must give bicyclists a three-foot clearance on the road, for example. Cars cannot overtake a bicycle traveling in the same direction and “cut it off,” or make an abrupt right turn in front of the bicycle rider.
These are good laws. The problem is that a lot of motorists aren’t aware of them.
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