Driving near bicycles
Basic rules when driving around bikes
Look before you turn
Failing to look for bicyclists before turning is illegal and unsafe.
- Forty percent of bicycle crashes in Minneapolis involve a driver failing to see or yield to a bicyclist.
- Please expect bicyclists on Minneapolis streets and be careful when turning.
Crossing bike lanes laws
When you can enter bike lanes
Motor vehicles may not enter or cross a bike lane except when:
- Maneuvering to park
- Make room for oncoming cars
Reminder: Watch out for bikes before moving into the bike lane. Give bikes the right of way.