Distracted Driving Bills Pass Iowa Senate Transpo Committee

Senate File 98 and Senate File 46 passed the Iowa Senate Transportation Committee unanimously.  Sen Rozenboom (R-Iowa Senate District 40) managed both bills. Ban Handheld Devices While Driving Senate File 46 seeks to ban the use of handheld devices while driving unless in hands-free mode.  The bill was sponsored by Sen. Lofgren (R-Iowa Senate District
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Concern About Stop Sign Tickets on High Trestle Trail

The report of bicyclists ticketed for stop sign violations on the High Trestle Trail have been met with concern by the Iowa Bicycle Coalition.  We believe this was an isolated incident that no parties wish to repeat. We know that strategies to harass and intimidate bicyclists are not effective in addressing real safety concerns. Further,
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Let’s give them something to talk about: RIDE RIGHT Communications

Have you ever been on a group ride when someone in front stops abruptly and makes you slam on your brakes?  I have.  If there was only someway to let everyone else know that a rider wanted to stop or slow down?  I know, communication! People who ride RAGBRAI do so at their own pace.
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