​Mississippi Bicycle Laws
 

-Senate Bill No. 3014 of the Regular Session of the Mississippi Legislature also known as the John Paul Frerer Bicycle Safety Act enacted in 2010 requires that while passing a bicyclist on a roadway, a motorist shall leave a safe distance of not less than three (3) feet between his vehicle and the bicyclist and shall maintain such clearance until safely past the bicycle. The Act also states that it is unlawful to harass, taunt or maliciously throw an object at or in the direction of any person riding a bicycle.
 
-House Bill No. 559 of the Regular Session of the Mississippi Legislature was an act to make bicyclists subject to the provisions of traffic law applicable to the drivers of motor vehicles amended to state that every person riding a bicycle upon a highway shall have all the rights and duties applicable to the driver of a vehicle except those provisions which by their nature have no application.
 
-Section 63-3-603 was amended to place certain restrictions on persons riding bicycles on a roadway. Persons riding bicycles upon a roadway shall not ride more than two (2) abreast except on paths or parts of roadways set aside for the exclusive use of bicycles. Persons riding two (2) abreast shall not impede the normal and reasonable movement of traffic and, on a multilane roadway shall ride within a single lane.
 
-SEC. 63-7-13 Requirements as to lighting equipment. (4) Lamps on bicycles. Every bicycle shall be equipped with a lighted white lamp on the front thereof visible under normal atmospheric conditions from a distance of at least five hundred feet in front of such bicycle and shall also be equipped with a reflex mirror reflector or lamp on the rear exhibiting a red light visible under like conditions from a distance of at least five hundred feet to the rear of such bicycle.
 
-SEC. 63-7-65 Horns and other warning devices. (3) No vehicle shall be equipped with nor shall any person use upon a vehicle any siren, whistle, or bell, except as otherwise permitted in this section. No bicycle shall be equipped with nor shall any person use upon a bicycle any siren or whistle.
 
            BICYCLES ARE NOT ALLOWED ON ANY INTERSTATE OR CONTROLLED-ACCESS HIGHWAY.
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