State Senator Bob Huff Doesn’t Think Drivers Can Count to Three


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A 3 foot passing sign from the state of Georgia, which is somehow ahead of California on this issue.

 

Fullerton Rag

Earlier this week the California State Senate approved SB 1371, a bill that would require drivers to maintain at least three feet of space between their vehicles and a bicyclist they are passing in the same direction on the road. Twenty-one other states in the country have already passed similar laws. The California State Assembly approved the 3 foot passing law in late August.

The bill’s passage in both the Senate and Assembly is good news for advocates of safe bicycling across the state because it defines an easily recognizable distance between bikes and cars for both drivers and cyclists…

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