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Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill on Monday that mandates that Motorists trying to pass bicycles on a regular roadway must give the riders at least a 3 foot berth. 

This bill does not allow motorists to cross a double yellow line; if there is not enough room to provide a three-foot buffer zone.  Instead motorists must slow to a safe and reasonable speed.  

Currently, under existing law it’s not illegal to injure a bicyclist with a car.  However, th...