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New Bill Would Change Rules Of The Road For Cyclists

DENVER (CBS4) - A new bill would make it legal for cyclists to treat stop signs like yield signs.

It won approval in the Senate, and now moves to the House.

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That bill would also allow cyclists to treat red lights light stop signs, allowing them to go if it's safe.

The bill's sponsor is a cyclist and argues it will make people safer.

He cites a study that found cycling-related injuries in Idaho dropped 14% the year after the law went into effect.

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