The rules of the road: Dealing with non-traditional road traffic this summer

July 13, 2017

By Shelly Finzen

With summer in full swing, motorists can ex­pect traffic to pick up as well. However, vehicles with four wheels aren’t the only traffic that driv­ers need to watch for. Here are some tips to keep you and everyone else on the roads safe.
Be aware of bicycles. According to, “In all states, cyclists are deemed by law to be drivers of vehicles and are entitled to the same rights on the road as mo­torists…Treat them as you would any slow-moving vehicle.”

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