Is it legal to ride a bicycle on the sidewalk?
According to the State of Texas Transportation Code 551.101, "a person operating a bicycle has the same rights and duties applicable to a driver operating a vehicle..." This goes on to list certain exceptions required by the very nature of bicycles. Therefore it is illegal to ride a bicycle on the sidewalk.

Of a somewhat similar nature, the State of Texas recognizes the special needs of some of our citizens who utilize electrically powered devices to assist in their everyday lives. Regarding these specialty devices, Section 551.203 states, "a person may operate an electric personal assistive mobility device (which can only have two wheels) on a sidewalk." Should you have some questions as to whether a specific device meets the requirements for this statute, we will be pleased to examine it and provide an opinion.

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4. Is it legal to ride a bicycle on the sidewalk?
5. May electric vehicles and motorized scooters be ridden on streets and sidewalks in Rowlett?
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