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What if I have to cross a double yellow line to pass a bicyclist riding in the travel lane marked with Sharrows?
The Colorado Bicycle Safety Act of 2009 includes a provision to allow motorists to cross over a double yellow line to pass a bicyclist when it is safe to do so. Drivers should be patient and look ahead to pass in an area where they can see if there is on coming traffic. Cyclists should be considerate and ride as far right as practicable, especially in curvy sections of road. Motorists are required by law to provide at least three (3) feet of space between their vehicles and bicyclists. ( CRS 42 4 1003(b)).

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1. What is a Sharrow or Shared Line Markings?
2. Do Sharrows establish a bike lane? Can I drive over them?
3. What if I have to cross a double yellow line to pass a bicyclist riding in the travel lane marked with Sharrows?
4. As a bicyclist, do I ride on the Sharrows?
5. Where did the Sharrows come from?