Legal or Not


Legal or Not

How well do you know the rules?

There are some tricky rules of the road, so we’ve created a quiz for you with different scenarios in which you get to decide if the cyclist, and in some cases, the motorist, is legal or not.

Legal or Not

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Question 1
2 abreast
A
Legal
B
Illegal
Question 1 Explanation: 
Cyclists are legally allowed to ride two abreast when they are not impeding the normal flow of traffic.
Question 2
Close pass   Legal for the cyclists? Legal for the car?
A
Cyclists- legal, Car- legal
B
Cyclists- illegal, Car- legal
C
Cyclists- legal, Car- illegal
D
Cyclists- illegal, Car- illegal
Question 2 Explanation: 
The cyclists are legal because they are riding as far to the right as they feel safely possible (notice the gravel and debris on the shoulder). The car is not legal because motorists are required to give cyclists three feet when passing.
Question 3
Sharrows
A
Legal
B
Illegal
Question 3 Explanation: 
Riding two abreast in a lane with "sharrows" is legal.
Question 4
Cyclists are in a roundaboutRoundabout
A
Legal
B
Illegal
Question 4 Explanation: 
Taking the lane through a roundabout is legal, and the safest. The other legal way to go through a roundabout is to get on the sidewalk and cross as a pedestrian.
Question 5
Passing
A
Legal
B
Illegal
Question 5 Explanation: 
The cars are legal and allowed to cross over the double yellow line when passing cyclists. Cyclists are also legal because they are riding single file.
Question 6
Wrong Way
A
Legal
B
Illegal
Question 6 Explanation: 
It is not legal to ride against traffic. Riding the wrong way is the leading cause of bike car crashes.
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There are 6 questions to complete.