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    New question here. Bike lane and police with cherries on

    So this just struck me. Some of the bike lanes in downtown Minneapolis are in the middle of the street while some are on the sides of the street. What do you do if a cop flips the cherries and is going fast to is destination? Cars pull off the the side and stop (at leas there they do) but if I am in the middle of the rode in the bike lane I am not going to cross the entire road to stop I'd probably get hit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Pink57
    So this just struck me. Some of the bike lanes in downtown Minneapolis are in the middle of the street while some are on the sides of the street. What do you do if a cop flips the cherries and is going fast to is destination? Cars pull off the the side and stop (at leas there they do) but if I am in the middle of the rode in the bike lane I am not going to cross the entire road to stop I'd probably get hit.

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    It would be best for you to just stop in the bike lane until the emergency vehicle passes.
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    you guys have bike lanes in the middle of the road?

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    If it is a divided road then move to which ever shoulder is closer or safer for you to go to.

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    I'd do my English homework...
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    I'd glance behind me and get the heck off of the road. Sitting still in the bike lane in the middle of the road sounds scary. I know when cops or ambulances are hauling through town around here, they're straddling the center line ignoring lanes most of the time. I'd evacuate a bike lane in the middle of the road.

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    Stop and assume the fetal position whereever you happen to be, and hope you don't get run over.
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    The law states you are supposed to pull to the right, but if you're in the middle of the road.... yeah just keep left. Hop up on the center island if there is one!
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