Kansas Lawmakers Consider Letting Motorcyclists Run Red Lights

Citing stoplights that run on sensors incapable of detecting diminutive vehicles, the Kansas House of Representatives passed a bill that will allow motorcyclists and riders of scooters and bicycles to legally run “dead reds.” Missouri has a similar law on the books.

KMBC Kansas City reports the bill, which has gone to the state senate for approval, states “a red signal, which fails to change a green light within a reasonable period of time because …the signal has failed to detect the arrival of a motorcycle …because of its size or weight …shall have the right to proceed subject to the rules.”

If you ride a motorcycle, how do you handle dead red lights?

‘Dead Red Bill’ Allows Motorcycles To Run Red Lights [KMBC Kansas City via The Pitch]

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