What to Do After You’ve Had a Motorcycle Accident

Is Lane-Splitting Legal in Florida?

Motorcycles are smaller, narrower, and generally more maneuverable than standard passenger vehicles. Due to their nature, many motorcyclists irresponsibly choose to engage in dangerous maneuvers on the road, taking advantage of their bikes’ smaller frames to weave in and out of traffic like no other vehicle can. One maneuver that is legal in some states is lane-splitting, and the term describes any time a motorcyclist passes between two lanes of slower or stopped traffic. Although some states do not consider lane-splitting illegal, Florida is not one of them. Motorcyclists in Florida should understand the law concerning lane splitting and acknowledge