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Don't compete, give them three feet


The Wyoming Highway Patrol is reminding everyone of a new law that took effect on July 1st. The new three-foot safety zone when passing bicyclists has become enforceable and states: "The driver of a motor vehicle overtaking and passing a bicycle, which is operating lawfully, proceeding in the same direction shall, when space allows, maintain at least a three (3) foot separation between the right side of the driver's motor vehicle, including all mirrors and other projections from the motor vehicle, and the bicycle."

This new statute is safety oriented and is designed to help reduce bicycle r...

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