ON BIKE CULTURE IN EUGENE | Fine blogging since 2010 (with periodic long breaks)
Just wanted to point out an articulate “Guest Viewpoint” on the Opinion page of today’s Register-Guard.
What he describes reminds me of the cyclist who was brushed by an SUV a few weeks ago at Broadway and Hilyard.
Some motorists (a small minority, I think, but enough to be worrisome) just can’t seem to accept that they occasionally will have to drive behind a cyclist.
Here’s a law all urban cyclists should know: Oregon Revised Statutes 814.430 — Improper Use of Lanes. It spells out when you should stay to the right and when you can, as they say, “take the lane.” This law, I think, is at the heart of both of these situations.