Laws & Safety

TDOT Bicycle and Pedestrian Program
Here you’ll find the actual Tennessee Code Annotated (TCA)—to you and me, laws—related to bicycles in Tennessee as well as other items of interest to bicylists in the state.
6 Rules for Cycling Safety
A few easily remembered and essential rules for mixing it up with vehicles that are bigger and bader than us. Make sure to check out the PDF Tennessee Traffic Laws Relating to Bicycles, a Handbook for Motorists & Bicyclists.
Cyclist Rights and Obligations
Harpeth Bike Club’s website has a fantastic document similar but updated to the one found at Jeff Roth Cycling Foundation. Lot’s of good information in TN Traffic Laws for Bicyclists.
The Definitive Guide to Safer Cycling
This guide offers information on important cycling safety statistics as well as helpful tips and advice on how to stay safe whilst cycling at night, during winter, and in other less-than-ideal situations.