Bill to let bicyclists roll through stop signs gains speed, but there are roadblocks ahead

January 26, 2017

The Denver Post: Bicyclists who roll through stop signs and red lights may infuriate drivers. But a “safety stop” bill in the state legislature would legalize the practice, and its supporters say it would make cycling in Colorado safer and more appealing. The law is commonly referred to in the biking community as the “Idaho stop” and is credited with reducing cycling-related injuries by 14.5 percent the year after it was implemented, with no change in fatalities, according to a 2010 study by Jason Meggs, a researcher at the University of California at Berkeley School of Public Health.

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