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Law Summary

Bicycle riders may not lift either foot from the pedals, as it might result in a loss of control.

Full Text of the Law

Law enacted in 1892

Source:

Beezley, William H. Judas at the Jockey Club and Other Episodes of Porfirian Mexico. Lincoln: Nebraska Press, 1987.

About This Law

After a coach killed a bicycle rider in a hit-and-run incident in 1895, efforts were made to pass laws for the protection of riders.

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