Bellevue, Washington bicycle laws

As cities such as Bellevue increasingly encourage residents to bicycle, we thought we’d take this opportunity to point out some Bellevue City Codes and laws which pertain specifically to biking in Bellevue.

Bellevue Bicycle Laws

Riding on the Sidewalk

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Code 11.60.061

Riding a bicycle on the sidewalk is permitted in Bellevue however the bicyclist should exercise caution and should not ride faster than is reasonable and proper.

Right-of-way on side walk — Overtaking and passing.

Bellevue City Code 11.60.062
Bicyclists who are riding on a sidewalk should yield to pedestrians and also signal to pedestrians by voice or some other audible signal that he/she is going to overtake and pass the pedestrian.

Bicycle Helmets

Bellevue City Code 11.60.090
Bicycle helmets are required in Bellevue on public roads, bicycle paths, sidewalks, right-of-ways or any facility under the jurisdiction.

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