§ 72.01  BICYCLES.
   (A)   Operation.
      (1)   No person shall ride or propel a bicycle on a street or other public highway of the municipality with another person on the handlebars or in any position in front of the operator.
      (2)   No bicycles shall be ridden faster than is reasonable and proper, but every bicycle shall be operated with reasonable regard to the safety of the operator and any other persons upon the streets and public highways.
      (3)   Persons riding bicycles shall observe all traffic signs and stop at all stop signs.
      (4)   No bicycle shall be permitted on any street or other public highway from one-half hour after sunset and one-half hour before sunrise without a headlight visible under normal atmospheric conditions from the front thereof for not less than 500 feet indicating the approach or presence of the bicycle, firmly attached to such bicycle and properly lighted or without a yellow or red light reflector attached to and visible 500 feet from the rear thereof. The said headlight shall give a clear, white light.
      (5)   No person shall ride or propel a bicycle upon any street or other public highway abreast of more than one other person riding or propelling a bicycle.
      (6)   Any bicycle used on a highway shall be equipped with a brake or brakes which will enable the operator to stop the bicycle within 25 feet of the point of braking when moving at a speed of ten mph on dry, level, clean pavement.
      (7)   Every person riding or propelling a bicycle upon any street or other public highway shall observe all traffic rules and regulations applicable thereto and shall turn only at intersections, signal for all turns, ride at the right-hand side of the street or highway, pass to the left when passing overtaken vehicles and individuals that are slower moving and shall pass vehicles to the right when meeting.
(Prior Code, § 5-401)
   (B)   Clinging to motor vehicles. No person riding upon any bicycle or roller skates shall attach the same or himself or herself to any moving vehicle upon any roadway and it shall be unlawful for the driver of any vehicle to suffer or permit any person traveling upon any bicycle or roller skates to cling to or attach himself or herself or his or her bicycle or roller skates to such vehicle so driven and operated by him or her.
(Prior Code, § 5-402)
   (C)   Rules of the road; applicability.
      (1)   Any person who operates a bicycle upon a highway shall have all of the rights and shall be subject to all of the duties applicable to the driver of a vehicle under the Nebraska Rules of the Road, except for special bicycle regulations in the rules, except for those provisions of the rules which, by their nature, can have no application; and, except that, bicycles may be operated on paved shoulders of highways included in the state highway system other than state segments of the National System of Interstate and Defense Highways, as provided in Neb. RS 60-6,142.
      (2)   Regulations applicable to bicycles shall apply whenever a bicycle is operated upon any highway or upon any path set aside by the Department of Roads or a local authority for the exclusive use of bicycles.
(Prior Code, § 5-403)
Penalty, see § 10.99
Statutory reference:
   Related provisions, see Neb. RS 60-611, 60-6,138, 60-6,314, 60-6,315, 60-6,316, 60-6,317