Quote Originally Posted by Kevsy View Post
Only once i have seen a cyclist obey a red light anywhere local.They risk their lives pushing through the traffic or mount the pavements and cut across.
Here is the Arizona highlight off a state website - as you say, I can think of over half of these that get broken by almost every rider...

Arizona Bicycle Laws
  • ARS 28-644 Stop for traffic lights and stop signs
  • ARS 28-817 Always use a white headlight and a red rear reflector when you cycle after sunset or before sunrise
  • ARS 28-792 ARS 28-904 Yield to pedestrians at crosswalks and on sidewalks
  • ARS 28-756 Before you turn or change lanes, look behind you, signal to show your plan to turn or change lanes, and yield to any traffic already there. Cyclists may signal their turns by extending either their left arm for a left turn or their right arm for a right turn
  • ARS 28-721 Any vehicle moving slower than the normal traffic speed shall drive in the right-hand lane, or “as close as PRACTICABLE” to the right edge of the road, except when preparing to turn left or when passing
  • ARS 28-704 Any vehicle on a two-lane road that has five or more vehicles behind it must pull off at the first safe pullout to allow the vehicles behind to proceed
  • ARS 28-815 Special conditions that affect cyclists more than motorists are recognized in the law
  • Riding two abreast is permitted by law (A.R.S. 28-815)
It sounds like 2% of traffic fatalities are cyclists -