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Reporter Sharon McNary tests the 3-foot bike rule

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Cyclists and California Highway Patrol officers demonstrate what three feet between cars and bikes looks like. Starting September 16, drivers must give cyclists at least three feet of clearance.
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Cyclists and California Highway Patrol officers demonstrate what three feet between cars and bikes looks like. Starting September 16, drivers must give cyclists at least three feet of clearance.

Off-Ramp host John Rabe talks with KPCC's Sharon McNary about the new law requiring California drivers to give bicyclists 3-feet of space when passing.

Off-Ramp host John Rabe talks with KPCC's Sharon McNary about the new law requiring California drivers to give bicyclists 3-feet of space when passing.

Usually, Sharon's on KPCC's Politics and Government desk, but she's also a regular bicycle commuter. Listen and find out how she did on the road under the new law.

(Sharon in the biking portion of an Ironman race. Read all about it on her website.)

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