Colorado's Safety Stop Law

(effective April 13, 2022)
It is now LEGAL for all bicycles, e-bikes and electric-assisted scooters:
  • To treat stop signs like yield signs, and to proceed through a red light after slowing to check traffic;
  • Cyclists must still stop if there is incoming traffic;
  • Law applies to cyclists 15 years or older


Remember not all motorists are aware of this law.

Be cautious when exercising the "Safety Stop" law.


More details regarding this new law to benefit cyclists can be found at: