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  • Watch lane splitting from a motorcyclist's point of view

    Brian O'Hearn, a motorcyclist rider for 30 years, says he cuts between cars in a maneuver called "lane splitting" on streets and highways because it puts him ahead of traffic and feels "empowering." Care in making the move is essential, though, and O'Hearn says he always assumes that "no one sees you" when astride his bike.

Brian O'Hearn, a motorcyclist rider for 30 years, says he cuts between cars in a maneuver called "lane splitting" on streets and highways because it puts him ahead of traffic and feels "empowering." Care in making the move is essential, though, and O'Hearn says he always assumes that "no one sees you" when astride his bike. Hector Amezcua The Sacramento Bee
Brian O'Hearn, a motorcyclist rider for 30 years, says he cuts between cars in a maneuver called "lane splitting" on streets and highways because it puts him ahead of traffic and feels "empowering." Care in making the move is essential, though, and O'Hearn says he always assumes that "no one sees you" when astride his bike. Hector Amezcua The Sacramento Bee
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California legalizes lane-splitting; CHP to create rules

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