In Ohio, as in all 50 states, bicycles are considered vehicles when operated on the road. But the laws go well beyond just that. Here is a review of current vehicular laws that apply to bicycles in Ohio. This material was provided by the Ohio Bicycle Federation, a statewide advocacy group that works to make better laws in our state and fight for our rights on the road.
All bicyclists should be aware of these bike laws. Some even carry a copy with them just in case they come across someone who should know the laws but has a different view of them.
Access the printable file here: Ohio bike Laws