Right of Way, Signaling, and Traffic Laws
Bicyclists are required to ride on the right of the roadway as practicable, unless it is unreasonable or unsafe to do so (373.07a-b). If the road is in excellent condition, and there are no objects hindering your way, then you run the risk of violating the law if you “take the lane.”
According to Ohio State Law, bicyclists are required to signal at least twice, but this signal is not required to be continuous (4511.39A). You’re permitted to signal, stop and steer your bicycle, and then signal again.
In most cases, the law expects vehicle drivers to use their left hand to signal lane changes. Bicyclists, however, are permitted to use their right hand on the right side of the bicycle (4511.40B).
Pedestrians always have a right of way, whether in the road or on the crosswalk. (373.07c3-4).
Yes, unless there are signs that state otherwise (373.09c).