US lawmakers wont allow motorcycles to ride between cars, but they will allow them to ride on the shoulder to avoid traffic jams.
Move comes as city council examines “comprehensive motorcycle policy changes,” including approval of bikes in limited-use lanes, and more motorcycle parking.
Technology will use existing camera and sensor systems to warn of imminent crash, or even interfere to prevent them.
The rules against lanesplitting and filtering are stupid. They’re slowing traffic and putting riders in danger. It’s time to make change happen.
A simple filtering move at a traffic light leads to physical confrontation by an enraged truck driver.
Canada’s largest national newspaper talks about lane-splitting and lane-filtering.
Hopefully the state’s riders will push for another chance at legalization.
A fifth state (Utah) has introduced a lanesplitting bill, while Washington’s bill has passed the state senate.
Washington, Oregon, Montana all introduce bills to allow some measure of motorcyclist lanesplitting.
Lawmakers leave it up to cops to create guidelines.