The new law goes into effect Sep 24th.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Arizona motorcycle riders will soon have some additional freedom while on the road.
A law signed during the last legislative session will allow riders to lane filter. That means they will be able to move between stopped cars to get in front of the traffic like at a stoplight.
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It starts this upcoming Saturday and Phillip Payne a frequent rider in Scottsdale said he’s grateful it’s happening.
“Bikes will be able to get around more safely and take less space,” Payne said.
While it sounds dangerous he believes this will prevent motorcyclists from getting hit from behind by drivers not paying attention.
“Getting rear-ended on a motorcycle is one of the scariest spots to be on a bike.”
Now, this law doesn’t allow what’s called lane splitting. That’s when