Bike Law Resources
New York State and New York City both have laws and rules designed to protect cyclists, as well as to control the conduct of cyclists upon its roadways. Some of the rules are applicable in both NYC and the State, while some others are not. Below, we have compiled a list of laws and rules to help you understand those that are applicable to where you ride and to help you better understand the rules that are designed to protect you from negligent drivers. You can also click on the links below for a more complete list of rules throughout the State and City as well as those applicable to bicycle delivery persons and Pedicabs in NYC.
- Bike Laws in NYC and NYS Applicable to Both Motorists & Cyclists
- NYC Traffic Rules and Regulations
- NYC Pedicab License Information, Rules and More
- Bike Safety Card for Delivery Workers
For essential Bike Law information that is continually updated, check out NYBC’s Wheels of Justice blog and the selections below:
- What to Do after a Bike Share Crash
- A Guide to Understanding Bicycle Damage Claim in New York State
- A Summary of New York State Bike Laws
- New York’s Vulnerable Road User Laws
- Bike Law University: Vulnerable Road User Laws
- Understanding No Fault Laws in New York
- What to do if you’re involved in a hit-and-run crash or collision with an uninsured or underinsured vehicle?
- What Is a Safe Passing Distance for Motorists?
- Insurance Coverage