3 Feet for Safety
Beginning September 16, 2014, drivers must give people riding bikes at least 3 feet of clearance when passing in the same direction. The new law, AB-1371, is designed to reduce car-bicycle crashes by reminding drivers to give bicyclists more safe space when passing.
It's the LawHundreds of people are killed and many more are injured nationwide each year. Many of these injuries and deaths are preventable. If drivers follow the new 3-feet passing law, the risk for potential accidents drops dramatically.
Let’s make Orange County a safer place to bike and drive! Download posters, fact sheets or send an email to request a window cling and help us spread the word about the 3 Feet for Safety Act.