Laws for bicyclists and motorists in the presence of bicycles: rules of the road, Chapter 4, pp. 108-112, Registry of Motor Vehicles
Detailed summary of bicycle laws with cites to laws
MGL c.85 § 11B Bicycles: rules for operation, helmets, other requirements. The Primary Bike Law
MGL c.6 § 116E Training for law enforcement in bicycle safety enforcement
MGL c.82, §§ 35-36 Bike paths
MGL c.85 § 11D Stores selling or renting bikes must display sign about helmet law. Renters must make helmets available.
MGL c.89 § 2 Rules for car passing bicycle
MGL c.90 § 1B-1E Motorized bicycles (Ebikes): operating regulations, complying with federal safety standards, and registration sticker.
Bikes on the T, MBTA
Explains when and how you can bring your bike on the subway, commuter rail or bus
Bicycle transportation, Mass. Dept. of Transportation information on plans and initiatives supporting bicycle transportation.
League of American Bicyclists National organization that “represents bicyclists in the movement to create safer roads, stronger communities, and a bicycle-friendly America”. Maintains collection of summaries of state bicycling laws.
Motor vehicle law and practice, 4th ed. (Mass. practice v.11), West, 2008 with supplement. Section 11.11: Bicycles.
Municipal law and practice, 5th ed.(Mass. practice, v.18A), West, 2006 with supplement. Section 16.17: Bicycles
Consumer law, 3d ed. (Mass. practice v.35), West, 2010 with supplement. Section 7:112 – 7:114 recreational equipment – bicycles, helmets, motorized recreational vehicles.
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