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We are in the midst of biking season three new laws were recently passed to require motorists to allow a safe distance when passing bicyclists and mandate that bike safety is a part of the new driver education curriculum. The first bill says, “Motorists passing bicyclists on the left must allow a 3-foot safe distance between them and the bike.” Second, states, “When permitted by existing law to pass on the right, motorists must give bicyclists a 3-foot safe distance.”. And lastly, ” The driver education curriculum in Michigan must include instruction on “the laws pertaining to bicycles” and the “laws of this state pertaining to awareness of bicycles …”. For more on the new Bills visit Michigan.gov