BREAKING NEWS! 3 Ft Passing Law Introduced (in Nebraska)!

Great news coming out of the state legislature today!  Sen. Tom Hansen of North Platte introduced a bill that would require vehicles to give 3 feet of space when passing cyclists, pedestrians and operators of assisted electronic mobility devices.

The specific language pertaining to cyclists: “…shall exercise due care, which shall include, but not be limited to, leaving a safe distance of no less than three feet clearance, when applicable, when passing a bicycle…”

Check the full bill here:  http://nebraskalegislature.gov/FloorDocs/Current/PDF/Intro/LB1030.pdf

Omaha Bikes will be monitoring this legislation closely and will provide updates as they become available.  Please contact your state senatorto show your support!