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    Question: If a person goes too fast on a bicycle, can they be pulled over?

    Answer: Arizona Law (A.R.S. §28-812) specifically addresses the question. It is titled Applicability of traffic laws to bicycle riders and says that a person riding a bike on a road or road shoulder is granted all of the rights and is subject to all of the duties applicable to driver of a vehicle.

    That means that if a person on a bicycle violates any law which pertains to cars and traffic on a public roadway, they could not only be pulled over, they could be cited (given a ticket) and be punished (be fined, have their driver's license suspended, or even be arrested) under the traffic laws, just like a driver of a car could be.

    1 thru 5 of 9 comments    [ 1 ]  2    
    On 08/30/07
    eRic from AZ said:
    I think its a pretty stupid law but if someone is goin that fast on a bike then they could get seriously hurt so I think there just trying to be safe.
    On 03/05/04
    Beth from GA said:
    How can you get pulled over for riding a bike to fast? That's pretty dumb law if you ask me!
    On 08/25/03
    Elyse from AZ said:
    That is kinda messed up that you can get pulled over for going to fast on a bike....... I dont ride a bike to fast so i guess i dont have any thing to worry about.............
    On 08/21/03
    Chanley from AZ said:
    I think that they will come up with any law to collect revinue (money).
    On 04/13/03
    Brian from CA said:
    Actually, i have a street bike and love to bring it to Phoenix because the roads never curve and i can get up to very high speeds (especially when the lights are in my favor). I was ticketed doing 65 in a 45 zone on my bike, so there are those who this law does apply to.
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