New York State and New York City both have laws and rules designed to protect cyclists, as well as to control the conduct of cyclists upon its roadways. Some of the rules are applicable in both NYC and the State, while some others are not.

We have compiled a list of laws and rules to help you understand those that are applicable to where you ride and those that are designed to protect you from negligent drivers. We can also help you connect with a New York attorney in your region that focuses in representing bicycle crash victims.

Laws & Rules

Important Advice

Attorneys & Legal Advice

If you have any other questions or concerns regarding the rules and regulations of cycling in New York City, New York State, Long Island, or Westchester, please feel free to contact an attorney focusing on bike law in your area.

NYBC does not provide legal advice. Nothing on this page should be construed as legal advice nor does the use of this article create an attorney/client relationship. The advice in this article offers a general overview of the laws in New York. Remember, every incident or claim is specific, and the guidelines may not be applicable to your particular case. As always, we suggest contacting an attorney with any legal claim or issue before taking action on your own behalf.