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‘Share the road,’ law enforcement joins forces for bicyclist safety enforcement

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Bicyclist safety throughout Southern Nevada roadways was at the forefront of Thursday’s particular enforcement by neighborhood leaders and law enforcement.

Officers spent 4 hours imposing legal guidelines and educating the drivers to share the highway with cyclists.

According to site visitors legal guidelines, drivers should change to an adjoining lane whether it is open or protected to take action. If the lane isn’t open drivers should present three toes to cyclists if passing inside the identical lane.

Over the course of the day, 108 violaters have been caught by officers and 120 citations have been issued.

Law enforcement officers out patrolling the valley on Thursday stated there’s lots drivers want to consider whereas behind the wheel.

“There’s been a lot of unfortunate events in the valley and across the nation. I just think that people don’t understand how big of a vehicle they’re in and the dynamic of being on a bike,” Sgt. Campbell stated.

Police additionally ask cyclists to experience safely and predictably by utilizing the rightmost lane and adhering to roadway legal guidelines.

“This is an ‘All hands on deck’ operation. When someone dies on our roadway it affects us all. Let’s combat these issues together and solve them once and for all!” The Clark County School District Police Department wrote on its Facebook web page on Thursday.

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