Cycling on the wrong side of the road Meme

Frugal Average Bicyclist

Cycling on the wrong side of the road meme

When cycling you should always ride the direction of traffic for yours and others safety. There are many reasons why you have to do this.

Reasons why cyclists ride in the same direction of traffic


Most states have laws stating that cyclists need to ride with the direction of traffic. If there is some sort of accident and you are riding on the wrong side of the road it will be legally your fault.

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Pedestrians walk against traffic; this gives them lots of time to see cyclists coming. If pedestrians don’t see you coming, they could easily accidently step in your way causing you to collide or turn into a car trying to avoid the pedestrian.

Other cyclists

Now if cyclists are passing each other in different directions this could again cause a…

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