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Introduced House Bill (H)

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Vehicle clearance when overtaking a bicycle. Provides that it is a Class C infraction for the operator of a vehicle overtaking a bicycle to: (1) fail to allow at least three feet of clearance between the vehicle and the bicycle; or (2) return to the original lane before the vehicle is safely clear of the bicycle. Provides that the operator of a vehicle may pass a bicycle in a no passing zone if the operator complies with these requirements and it is otherwise safe to do so. Revises the definition of "bicycle" for purposes of the motor vehicle code. Vehicle clearance when overtaking a bicycle. Provides that it is a Class C infraction for the operator of a vehicle overtaking a bicycle to: (1) fail to allow at least three feet of clearance between the vehicle and the bicycle; or (2) return to the original lane before the vehicle is safely clear of the bicycle. Provides that the operator of a vehicle may pass a bicycle in a no passing zone if the operator complies with these requirements and it is otherwise safe to do so. Revises the definition of "bicycle" for purposes of the motor vehicle code.