Please follow the rules below when operating a bike
In New Jersey, the law states a bicyclist must obey all state and local automobile driving laws
Feet and Hands on Pedals and Handlebars; Carrying Another Person
Bicyclists should not drive the bicycle with feet removed from the pedals, or with both hands removed from the handlebars, nor practice any trick or fancy driving in a street. Limit passengers to only the number the bicycle is designed and equipped to carry (the number of seats it has).
Hitching on Vehicle Prohibited
No person riding a bicycle shall attach themselves to any streetcar or vehicle.
Every person riding a bicycle on a roadway shall ride as near to the right roadside as practicable exercising due care when passing a standing vehicle or one proceeding in the same direction. A bicyclist may move left under any of the following conditions:
- To make a left turn from a left turn lane or pocket
- To avoid debris, drains, or other hazardous conditions on the right
- To pass a slower moving vehicle
- To occupy any available lane when traveling at the same speed as other traffic
- To travel no more than two abreast when traffic is not impeded, but otherwise ride in single file
Every person riding a bicycle should ride in the same direction as vehicular traffic.
Information from the State of New Jersey Department of Transportation
Bike Turn Signals
Practice bike safety by using these bike turn signals: