Cyclists must travel in the same direction as traffic.
Cyclists must obey traffic control signals, including stoplights.
Cyclists may ride between lanes.
Cyclists are not required to use bike lanes.
Cyclists under 16 must wear a helmet. (VA: under 14)
Drivers cannot stop, stand, or park in bike lanes.
Drivers must only open their door when it is safe for pedestrians. 'Dooring' is the fault of the driver.
Drivers must yield right of way to cyclists.
Cyclists may talk on cell phones while moving.
Cyclists cannot ride drunk.
Cyclists must have a bell.
Cyclists may ride on the sidewalk except between Massachusetts Avenue to the north, Constitution Avenue to the south, 23rd Street NW, to the west and 2nd Street, NE to the east