Under Florida law, drivers must give 3 feet of distance when passing bicyclists. Check out the following video on this topic. The full transcript can be found below.
Florida law requires that drivers give 3 feet of distance when passing bicyclists. This is extremely important, as driving too closely to bicyclists is a frequent cause of bicycle accidents.
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