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New Right Turn Signal

New Right Turn Signal

AB247 becomes Nevada law on October 1, 2009. Here’s the gist of it:

 

Legislative Counsel’s Digest:

Existing [Nevada] law provides that every person riding a bicycle upon a roadway is generally subject to the provisions of chapter 484 of NRS which apply to drivers of vehicles. (NRS 484.503) Existing law requires the driver of a vehicle to signal an intention to turn from a direct course continuously during not less than the last 100 feet traveled in a business or residential district and not less than the last 300 feet traveled in any other area. (NRS 484.343) Section 2 of this bill exempts the operator of a bicycle from these requirements and instead requires the operator only to signal his intention to turn at least one time, unless the bicycle is in a designated turn lane or when safe operation of the bicycle requires the operator to keep both hands on the bicycle. Existing law provides for the methods of giving signals by hand and arm. (NRS 484.347) Section 3 of this bill authorizes an operator of a bicycle to signal for a right turn by extending his right hand and arm horizontally and to the right side of the bicycle.

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TBS is in the HOUSE!!!

Old pueblo dawnBooyah! We are pleased to announce the addition of our newest member, Team Bacon Strip. Dubbed “a gaggle of dirty hippy mountain bikers” by the Minx herself, TBS has joined with NBC because, well, they do have real jobs, to which they ride at least a few times a week, and so they have a community interest in making Nevada roads safer for their commute. They also do crazy things like grill pancakes on Peavine to fuel up for trail maintenance days with the Poedunks. And so we welcome them to the coalition of Nevadans committed to making all of our commutes safer. BTW, membership is free, so that helps too.

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