In the wake of several vehicle collisions that have left bicyclists dead or injured, legislators have proposed SB 1464.
Last year, a riding his bike at Farm Hill Boulevard and McGarvey Avenue, but Redwood City police say the cyclist was at fault for making a sudden left turn from the second right lane, cutting in front of the car.
Another scuffle happened last April due to . Three men and the cyclist pulled into a 7-Eleven parking lot to settle their road rage, where the suspects severely beat the 35-year-old Redwood City cyclist.
The proposed state law would make it a legal requirement for automobiles to give bicyclists a minimum clearance of three feet when passing.
The Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition has made this announcement supporting the bill authored by Sen. Alan Lowenthal of Long Beach and co-sponsored by the California Bicycle Coalition and the City of Los Angeles.
SB 1464 has passed the state Senate and is up for a vote by the Assembly Friday. How would you vote if it were up to you?
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