Bike lane rules for cy­clists

NOW Magazine - - LETTERS TO THE EDITOR -

Un­for­tu­nately, let­ter-writer Matt Whit­field’s mis­sive (NOW, May 31June 6) urg­ing driv­ers to re­spect bike lanes stated that bike lanes aren’t “turn­ing lanes” for cars. In fact, if the bike lane line is dashed, cars may in­deed merge into the bike lane to make a right turn, forc­ing bikes to pass in safety to the left of the turn­ing car.

Al­though this best prac­tice would save many lives (i.e.: the re­cent death at Dun­das and Jones), it’s sadly not well known or fol­lowed by driv­ers and cy­clists. Morty Fine

Toronto

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