Governor Deal Signs HB 101 into law

In the midst of National Bike MonthGovernor Nathan Deal signed HB 101, the “Better Bicycling Bill,” which, among other improvements to bicycling safety, establishes a 3 foot safe passing distance in Georgia!

Gov. Deal signs HB101 into law.

The changes made by HB 101 will go into effect on July 1, 2011.

Thanks to all of you who contacted legislators to express your support for safer bicycling conditions in Georgia!

Coverage of the bill signing from the AJC WSAV in Savannah.