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March 29, 2014
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Drivers asked to share the road

With spring at hand and more people biking along roads, the Nevada Highway Patrol is starting a Share the Road campaign to educate people about laws pertaining to drivers and bicyclists.

If there is more than one lane for traffic proceeding in the same direction, drivers passing a bicyclist must move to the lane to the immediate left if it is reasonably safe to do so. If there is only one lane for traffic, drivers must pass to the left of the bicyclist at a safe distance, which must not be less than three feet.

Nevada Highway Patrol will step up enforcement around Northern Nevada this spring and summer to ensure motorists are safely sharing the road with bicyclists.

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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated Mar 29, 2014 02:16AM Published Mar 29, 2014 02:16AM Copyright 2014 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.