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FBA Legislative Platform

The Florida Bicycle Association supports statutory provisions to ensure the safety and rights of bicyclists.

To achieve this goal, we ask Florida’s legislators to consider the following:

  1. Expand the current Move Over law to include PEOPLE.  
  1. Make texting while driving a primary offense for all drivers and pass a hand-held device ban.
  2. Create an E-Bike statutory definition to match national efforts.
  1. Clean up statutory language with regards to definitions of sidewalks, crosswalks, lane position of bicyclists and other related matters.

5. Support FDOT’s SUNTrail and Complete Streets initiatives, in addition to funding initiatives for natural surface trails.

The 2019 session is just around the corner.  FBA is asking cycling advocates around the state to consider hosting a local Town Hall meeting with FBA to go over our initiatives.  Complete this form for more details:

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Need a in-person walk-through on the process?  Request an “Advocacy 101” presentation by completing our online form.

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