Category Archives: Law Enforcement

H232 Study Postmortem

by Steven Goodridge Summary: The H232 Bicycle Safety Laws Study Committee made good recommendations, but three of them were rejected by the author of NCDOT’s report on the study, who based on their personal opinion made recommendations that interfere with … Continue reading

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Moped Ban Seen as Potential Threat to Bicycling

Commentary by Steven Goodridge Yesterday, NCDOT motor vehicles commissioner Kelly Thomas recommended that the state legislature ban mopeds from roads with 45 mph maximum speed limits.  Why should bicyclists care? Because the flawed logic that motivates banning mopeds from such … Continue reading

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Genesis of the Bicyclist Safety and Law Enforcement Training Program

I’d like to share a little background on the genesis of the Bicyclist Safety and Law Enforcement training program here in the Triangle of NC.  The Raleigh Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission (BPAC) wanted to encourage the Raleigh Police to increase enforcement … Continue reading

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