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Bicycle bill of rights in legislature

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DES MOINES (KWWL) -- Summer may be far away, but Iowa cyclists may be riding with extra protection come spring.

An Iowa Senate committee approved the bycyclists bill of rights. It guarantees bicycles a spot on all Iowa streets and highways, preventing local bike bans and requiring cars give safe distance when passing cyclists.

It now goes to the full senate for debate.

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