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New Law Takes Effect Today: Give Cyclists Three Foot Safety Buffer

A new cyclist safety law takes effect today. The regulation requires drivers to give cyclists a three foot buffer zone when passing in traffic. From KABC News Channel 7:

A regulation requiring California drivers to give bicyclists a buffer zone of at least 3 feet while passing in traffic went into effect Tuesday. Drivers who [...]