Electric Assisted Bicycles
Oregon Bike Laws
Vulnerable Roadway User
February 17, 2018
Cyclists will often encounter people running in the bike lane. Runners, especially the more experienced and faster ones, prefer to run in bike lanes over the sidewalks in order to avoid driveways, curbs, and pavement defects.
Over on the Oregon Pedestrian Lawyer blog: Is it legal to walk or run in the street in Oregon?
Charley Gee is a Portland, Oregon Personal Injury Attorney. He is best known for being a Portland, Oregon Pedestrian Attorney and a Portlan...
October 2, 2017
Here the answer is simple: yes.
Oregon cyclists riding on the "highway" must follow all of the same laws that motor vehicle operators must follow. This includes yielding to pedestrians in a crosswalk.
Charley Gee is a Portland perso...
February 17, 2017
Yes, a bicyclist, when passing pedestrians on a sidewalk, must give “an audible signal”. ORS 814.410(1)(b).
Where it gets tricky is in the definitions.
What is a sidewalk?: Sidewalk has a pretty hefty definition in the Oregon Vehicle Code but the big...
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