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Sharing the Road With Bicycles in Iowa: Where should drivers expect to see people on bicycles?

Drivers should expect people to ride bicycles on roadways shared with other vehicles, paved shoulders along roads, bike lanes, and trails.  Bicyclists can ride on any roadway except Interstate highways and roads with minimum speed limits.   People riding bicycles are not required to use a bike lane or trail if one is nearby.  There […]

Iowa Bike Safety Radio Campaign Launched

The Iowa Bicycle Coalition, in partnership with the Iowa DOT, is launching a radio campaign to reminder motorists to drive safely around bicycles.  The campaign is funded through the Highway Safety Improvement program. The public service announcements target motorists behind the wheel.  They talk about slowing down, changing lanes if passing people on bikes, and […]