Posts Tagged ‘state law’

Bicycle hand signal recommendations

Wednesday, May 7th, 2008

From the Detroit Police Department Traffic Regulations handbook, 1929Michigan’s laws for hand signaling were based on people sitting in Model-Ts. They assume no one can see your right hand. They assume it’s important to signal all braking. They assume you don’t need your left hand for braking.

These are bad assumptions for cyclists. Many states have updated their laws, but Michigan has not. (more…)