444.07  SAFE RIDING REGULATIONS FOR BICYCLES; RECKLESS OPERATION.
   (a)   Any person operating a bicycle shall:
      (1)   Before changing course, turning or stopping upon a roadway, exercise due care that the movement can be made with reasonable safety and give hand and arm signals required by Section 432.14;
      (2)   Yield the right of way to pedestrian and vehicular traffic upon a roadway as lawfully required;
      (3)   Yield the right of way to a pedestrian upon a sidewalk; and
      (4)   Give a timely and audible signal before overtaking and passing a pedestrian upon a roadway or sidewalk.
   (b)   No person shall operate a bicycle:
      (1)   Without due regard for the safety and rights of pedestrians and drivers and occupants of all other vehicles, and so as to endanger the life, limb or property of any person while in the lawful use of streets, sidewalks or other public property or private property;
      (2)   Without exercising reasonable and ordinary control over such bicycle;
      (3)   In a weaving or zigzag course, unless such irregular course is necessary for safe operation or in compliance with law;
      (4)   Without both hands upon the handle grips, except when necessary to give the required hand and arm signals;
      (5)   At a speed greater than is reasonable and prudent under the conditions then existing;
      (6)   At a distance of more than five feet from the curb or edge of the roadway, except when passing another vehicle; or
      (7)   In a direction other than the direction of vehicular travel.
(Ord. 99-1968.  Passed 11-11-68.)