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Can a bicyclist be given a speeding ticket?

San Antonio, TX |

I bike around town quite a bit and it's fairly easy for me to break the 25mph limit going down hills... could I be ticketed for it?

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Yes, bicycles are subject to the same traffic laws as other vehicles.


In Washington you could be ticketed, because bikes are not exempt from a speeding ticket; however, power wheelchairs and segways are exempt.

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