Idaho Smart Growth: Know Your Road Rights #34

Idaho Smart Growth: Know Your Road Rights #34

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Image Credit: ITD Rules of the Road

The Question:

The above picture shows a motor vehicle entering a four-lane undivided highway. There is a bicyclist in the bike lane. Who should yield the right-of-way in this situation, the bicyclist or motorist?

The Answer: MOTORIST

In this instance the motorist should yield the right-of-way. The vehicle merging is always the vehicle that yields right-of-way unless a sign states otherwise.

This answer is based on Idaho state code 49-640 (1)(2)(a)(b).