2020 New York Laws
VAT - Vehicle and Traffic
Title 7 - Rules of the Road
Article 34-A - Operation of Motorcycles
1252 - Operating Motorcycles on Roadways Laned for Traffic.

Universal Citation: NY Veh & Traf L § 1252 (2020)
§ 1252. Operating  motorcycles  on roadways laned for traffic. (a) All
motorcycles are entitled to full use of a lane and no motor  vehicle  or
motorcycle shall be driven in such a manner as to deprive any motorcycle
of  the  full  use  of  a  lane.  However,  this subsection shall not be
construed to prevent motorcycles from being operated two  abreast  in  a
single lane.

(b) The operator of a motorcycle shall not overtake and pass in the same lane occupied by the vehicle being overtaken.

(c) No person shall operate a motorcycle between lanes of traffic or between adjacent lines or rows of vehicles.

(d) Motorcycles shall not be operated more than two abreast in a single lane.

(e) Subsections (b) and (c) shall not apply to police officers in the performance of their official duties.

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