Does the law (V.C. Section 21756) saying you’re not allowed to pass a Muni Metro that’s unloading passengers apply to bikes, too?
Yes, the law applies to bicyclists as well. V.C. 21200(a) states: “Every person riding a bicycle upon a highway has all the rights and is subject to all the provisions applicable to the driver of a vehicle by this division.”
There you have it. Can you think of any other instances where bicyclists are seemingly able to bypass vehicular rules?
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