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New Driving Laws for 2016

Whenever the calendar turns to a new year, there are new driving laws that go into effect, and this year is no exception. Highway Patrol Officer Dave Martinez says one of them governs what are officially called ‘electronically motorized boards’, otherwise known as hoverboards…

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A more complicated law now creates three different classes of electric bicycles, defined by their maximum speed and how much power is supplied by the motor. Martinez says there is also now a new warning called a ‘yellow alert’–notifying people of hit-and-run crashes…

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Another new law requires ALL slow vehicles to pull over if five or more vehicles are following them, and that includes bicycles. One new law doesn’t go into effect until 2017, but that will require children under two years of age to all be in a rear-facing child safety seat.

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