Oklahoma Legislative Update

[caption id="" align=“aligncenter” width=“500” caption=“Photo By: George Thomas”][/caption] With the end of the legislative session, we now can report on the final disposition of the four major cycling bills that were being considered this year: SB443: Requires bicycle safety questions on the driver’s license exam. Passed and signed by the governor. HB2049: Designates Route 66 as the Historic Route 66 Bike Trail. Originally, the bill only partly covered Route 66, but in the end it was expanded to cover the entire length. [Read More]

Legislative Update

Photo By: Mr. T in DC Over the last couple of months four new bills regarding bicycling have been introduced to the Oklahoma Legislature and are making their way through the committee and floor processes. The first three are part of the safety legislation that Sen. Andrew Rice has been discussing for the last several months and the last designates old Route 66 as a bicycle trail. SB 443: Requires that all people seeking a drivers license demonstrate knowledge of the traffic laws of the state including bicycle and motorcycle safety. [Read More]