Bicycle Laws

State of Florida. Due in large part to the recognition of just how important bicycle safety truly is, the University of Florida Police Department places a strong emphasis on both the education and enforcement of traffic laws, including bicycle traffic regulations. If you ride a bicycle, you must be knowledgeable of the rules of the road and the traffic laws that govern the operation of your vehicle, the bicycle.

Florida State Statute 316.2065 – Bicycle Regulations

Florida State Traffic Fines

Traffic violators on bicycles are subject to the same fines as violators in automobiles:

$159.00 for a moving violation

$257.00 for running a red light

$106.00 or $109.00 for a non-moving violations

$57.50 for a violation specific to bicycle operation


Gator on a Bike