Can Motorcyclists / Bikers Ride Two in the Same Lane in the State of Florida?

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On Florida highways and roads, motorcyclists / bikers are permitted under Florida law to ride two abreast in the same lane of travel. Pursuant to Section 316.209 – Operating Motorcycles on Roadways Laned for Traffic, all motorcycles are entitled to full use of a lane and no motor vehicle shall be driven in such manner as to deprive any motorcycle of the full use of a lane. This subsection shall not apply to motorcycles operated two abreast in a single lane.
Drivers of motor vehicles including automobiles, trucks, and commercial vehicles should be on the look out for motorcycles and keep a safe distance from motorcycles when driving on Florida roads and highways. Yes, motorcyclists and bikers can travel or operate their motorcycles two abreast or two in the same lane. For more information regarding injuries resulting from motorcycle accidents, see Florida Motorcycle Accidents.

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