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2013 California Lane Sharing Survey Released by OTS

California Office of Traffic Safety Lane Sharing Study 2013

The California Office of Traffic Safety has released the 2013 update to its 2012 lane sharing survey (available on our resources page). The 2013 survey was again conducted by Ewald & Wasserman Research Consultants, using a similar methodology to the

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More CHP Lane Splitting PSA Awesomeness: Radio Spots

The California Highway Patrol and the California Office of Traffic Safety continue to lead the way promoting driver awareness of lane splitting and safety for riders, launching two new radio spots with these goals in mind. The first features Sergeant Mark

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Talking About Lane Splitting & Sharing The Road on ABC 7’s “Beyond The Headlines”

Lane Splitting Road Sign

We got a call from the folks at ABC 7 in San Francisco, asking if we’d like to come talk about lane splitting on an upcoming segment about “sharing the road” on Beyond The Headlines with Cheryl Jennings. Talk about

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Lane Splitting Discussion With The CHP’s Mark Pope

CHP says lane splitting is ok!

Sergeant Mark Pope, Statewide Coordinator for the California Motorcyclists Safety Program and the CHP spokesperson who’s been quoted in various articles about the recently released CHP lane splitting guidelines, graciously took some time out this week to answer some questions about

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CHP & OTS Release Lane Splitting PSA Video

Following on the heels of their recently released lane splitting guidelines, the California Highway Patrol has posted a lane splitting PSA video, “Lane Splitting – Getting Home is a Shared Responsibility.” The short video reiterates that lane splitting is legal in

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CA Lane Splitting Bill SB 350 Referred to Committee

LANE SPLITTING IS NOT A CRIME

In spite of the AMA reporting that SB 350 would be withdrawn, the bill history was updated yesterday as moved to Transportation & Housing Committee. The current bill status for SB 350 shows: LAST HIST. ACT. DATE: 02/28/2013 LAST HIST.

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California Lane Splitting Bill SB 350 To Be Withdrawn – Or Not?

LANE SPLITTING IS NOT A CRIME

The AMA reported this afternoon that Senator Jim Beall will withdraw SB 350, pending result of the University of California-Berkeley safety study which I’ve heard is just getting going. This is great news. The bill was poorly written and extremely vague, and

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California SB 350 Lane Splitting Bill Update

LANE SPLITTING IS NOT A CRIME

There’s been a flurry of questions about SB 350, the lane splitting bill introduced by California Senator Jim Beall last week. Most of the questions center around the intent of the “three lanes” requirement in the bill’s text. I emailed

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The Week in Lane Splitting: 2.24.13

It’s been a big week for us here at LaneSplittingIsLegal.com. First – and most importantly – I want to say a great big HUGE and heartfelt thanks to everyone: folks who liked this page, spread the word by sharing a

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CA Senator Jim Beall Introduces Bill To Legislate Specifics Of Already-Legal Lane Splitting

Lane Splitting is Legal In California

Hot on the heels of all the recent attention to the CHP lane splitting guidelines, California State Senator Jim Beall introduced Senate Bill 350, a vaguely worded bill which – despite its lack of specifics in most areas – seems

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