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Old 12-22-2010, 12:07 PM
Hammond Egger Hammond Egger is offline
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Default Handicapped/mobility scooters

Is it legal for them to use the bike lane. A lady pulled out of a trailer park into the bike lane right in front of me when I was going about 20. She never even looked to see if anything was coming; fortunately there wasn't much traffic and I was able to swerve out into the street to avoid hitting her.
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Old 12-23-2010, 03:28 PM
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Default Re: Handicapped/mobility scooters

I'm not sure if they are, but they seem to be oblivious to traffic. I'm seeing alot of articles lately of old ladies in scooters all of a sudden ripping across 4 lanes of traffic like they own the road, and sue because they got run over... Maybe its the new "slip in pee at Micky Dee's"

The recent one I saw was a guy on a scooter hit an electric wheelchair with no lights, and they were trying to figure out what to charge the scooter driver with...
Fatal St. Petersburg scooter-wheelchair crash raises unusual questions - St. Petersburg Times
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