With a new year come new laws to be aware of pertaining to the vehicle code. With some help from the California Highway Patrol
, here’s a quick digest of new laws in effect for 2016:
Use of Earbuds and Headsets (SB 491
): This law clarifies that it is illegal to have earbuds in or headphones on both ears while operating a motor vehicle or a bicycle.
Slow-moving Bikes & Cars Must Allow Passing (AB 208
): The law requiring slow-moving passenger vehicles to pull over safely to let traffic pass has been amended to apply to all vehicles, including bicycles.... Read the rest