California is the only place I've heard of it being legal. In addition to that, the law there depends greatly on the officers present. If the traffic is at a standstill obviously it's fine, but even if it's moving at upwards of 40-50 mhp you'll see people splitting. I used to follow a CHP on my way to work in the mornings out there. I'd just tuck in behind him as everyone got out of his way when he was coming. We would go everywhere from 10-15 mph all the way up to about 60 or so sometimes. He never even looked at me as if he were going to pull me over. When we took our spearate exits we always waved. Come to think of it, I don't think I ever heard of or saw a bike getting pulled over for splitting out there....
As far as your state, just call the police department and ask. Or ask a cop when you see them out and about.
Very similar wording between the two, but the Cali one specifically says that "Sharing lanes is not illegal in California." It then goes on to say that cars should not share lanes with MC's and MC's should not share lanes with cars....:huh:
Now that this weather is really starting to suck and it is cold and rainy almost every day, does anyone ride quads or dirt bikes? This is prime weather for some dirt riding. If so where and what do you ride?
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