Jul 29, 2014
73°
Partly Cloudy

Do You Support the 3-Foot Passing Rule?

A bill has passed the state Senate requiring automobiles to pass no closer than three feet to bicyclists. Now it goes to a vote in the state Assembly on Friday, Aug. 24. What do you think? Take our poll and tell us in the comments.

Do You Support the 3-Foot Passing Rule? Do You Support the 3-Foot Passing Rule? Do You Support the 3-Foot Passing Rule? Do You Support the 3-Foot Passing Rule? Do You Support the 3-Foot Passing Rule? Do You Support the 3-Foot Passing Rule? Do You Support the 3-Foot Passing Rule?

A bill making its way through the state Legislature proposes to make it a legal requirement for automobiles to give bicyclists a minimum clearance of three feet when passing.

You can read more about the bill in this announcement from the Marin County Bicycle Coalition, which supports the bill.

SB 1464 has passed the state Senate and is up for a vote by the Assembly on Friday, Aug. 24. How would you vote if it were up to you?

Tell us in the comments how you feel about the bill and whether you think it will make streets in Marin and throughout California safer for both bicyclists and drivers.

Either way, please take our non-scientific poll below to let us know where you stand on this issue.

Don’t miss updates from Patch!