An official government document, the Provincial Gazette Extraordinary, containing the Western Cape cycling laws can be found below. The laws came into effect on 20 November 2013.
Some key points:
- Motorists may not come closer than 1 meter to a cyclist
- Cyclist may NOT ride abreast of another cyclist unless overtaking
- Bicycles must have lights on, front and back, between sunset and sunrise
- Bicycles must have front and rear reflectors