Vehicle Code 21658.1 Motorcycle Lane Splitting Sharing

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Motorcycle Lane Splitting 

21658.1 (a) A motorcycle, as defined in Section 400, that has two wheels in contact with the ground may be driven between rows of stopped or moving vehicles in the same lane, including both divided and undivided streets, roads, or highways, if both of the following conditions are present:

(1) The motorcycle is not driven at a speed of more than 50 miles per hour.

(2) The motorcycle is not driven more than 15 miles per hour faster than the speed of traffic moving in the same direction.

(b) This section does not authorize a motorcycle to be driven in contravention of other laws relating to the safe operation of a vehicle.

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