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SB17-093

Operation Of Bicycles Approaching Intersections

Concerning the operation of a bicycle approaching an intersection.
Session:
2017 Regular Session
Subject:
Transportation & Motor Vehicles
Bill Summary

The bill permits a person riding a bicycle or electrical assisted bicycle to pass through a roadway intersection without stopping at a stop sign if the person slows to a reasonable speed, yields to vehicles and pedestrians, and can safely proceed or make a turn. A person riding a bicycle or electrical assisted bicycle may also proceed through an intersection with an illuminated red traffic control signal if the person stops, yields to traffic and pedestrians, and can safely proceed in the same direction or make a right-hand turn. A person riding a bicycle or electrical assisted bicycle may not make a left-hand turn at an intersection with an illuminated red traffic control signal unless first stopping, yielding to traffic and pedestrians, and turning onto a one-way street.


(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Lost

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Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Sen. A. Kerr

Sponsor

Sen. M. Merrifield

Co-sponsor

Pursuant to HJR20-1007, the Second Regular Session of the 72nd General Assembly is Temporarily Adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 30, 2020. 

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The legislature will meet in limited session on Monday, March 30th. The Capitol will be open for the duration of the session for those with essential business related to the session. The building will not be available for public tours. People without essential business are encouraged to access the session through the General Assembly website and Colorado Channel.  Anybody with essential business related to the session will be required to practice appropriate social distancing measures.