fbpx

#RoadRights Situation 3 – Cyclist merging out of a bike lane.

Published by Elizabeth Allen on


Play along!
Did you guess correctly?

The Question:
The video to the left shows you driving down a 20 mph two-lane residential road. You see a bicyclist riding in the bike lane. Up ahead, a vehicle parked in the bike lane. The bicyclist signals they are going to merge into your lane. What should you do?

The Answer: Slow down and let the bicyclist merge into the lane ahead of you.

As the bicyclist is ahead of you, they have the right-of-way and may “take the lane” to avoid dangerous situations. Once the bicyclist passes the obstacle and returns to the bike lane, you may proceed. Keep a minimum of three feet away from the rider as you pass, and do not speed up, but pass the bicyclists at the posted speed limit.


Play weekly to test your safety know-how!

Each week on social media, we will post a picture of a traffic scenario and a corresponding question to test your knowledge. How well do YOU know your Road Rights?

Comment and share your answer on the following platforms:

Please consider helping us grow this game’s reach and this message by commenting, sharing, and encouraging others to play. Thank you!


0 Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *