Can I ride in the road?

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Yes. A bicycle, even if moving slower than the speed of traffic, is allowed to ride “as close as practicable to the right-hand curb or edge of the roadway” unless:

  • Passing another bicycle or vehicle going in the same direction.
  • Turning left.
  • The right-hand edge of the road is unsafe.
  • The lane is too narrow for a vehicle to safely pass a bicycle.
  • Going straight through an intersection with a right turn lane.
  • On a one-way road (where you may also ride along the left curb).