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Colorado has changes to bike laws


Last updated 6/7/2022 at 3:19pm

As a reminder for Colorado Bike Month, motorists should be aware that a new bill was signed into Colorado law this past April that may change the behaviors of bicyclists and other human-powered vehicles. The new rule has been termed the "Safety Stop," and it applies to bicycle riders and other low-speed conveyances, such as electrical assisted bicycles, and electric scooters.

The ultimate purpose of this law is to reduce injuries and fatal crashes resulting from collisions at controlled intersections. The "Safety Stop" applies to anyone 15 years of age or older, or a child accompanied by an...

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