No rules and regulations

Dear Editor:
Coming your way! 250 more bikes in Hoboken via Hudson Bike share. But to date—no rules
and regulations as to bike etiquette. Like—must stop at red lights, stop signs, pedestrian crossings; walk your bike areas; no bikes on sidewalks;. Bike safety equipment—helmets, front light, rear reflectors, horn or bell. Bikers should use bike lanes in the correct direction of traffic. Hoboken must repaint all their streets as DOT-national, state and municipal, specifies that bike lanes are painted on the right hand side of traffic, alongside the car driver’s side. Hoboken has only two blocks painted correctly.
If a driver is pulled over, I believe the first thing a police officer will ask for is license, registration and insurance. Will all bike riders have this identification? In the event of being hit by a bike, AMA cannot refuse anyone medical response. Do not give your identification or name as the bill will be sent to you. Just give the location of the accident and all hospital bills should be directed to City Hall-Bike Accident Insurance Bureau.

Jack O’Brien

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