After several complaints have been filed claiming that teenage bike riders have been violating the PA Vehicles Code, the Bensalem Police Department has sent out a warning to both the teens and their parents: If the kids continue to disobey traffic laws, not only could they face punishment, but their parents may also be subject to a fine.
Recently, a group of middle school-aged boys were seen weaving between cars and nearly colliding with them as they rode on Hulmeville Road between Park Avenue and Resurrection Cemetery.
Per the vehicles code, bicyclists are subject to the same rules of the road as all other vehicle operators, and they are prohibited from riding more than two abreast unless they are on a bike path. The code also specifies that parents will be fined if they knowingly allow their children to disobey the rules.
More information can be found at www.bucks.crimewatchpa.com/bensalempd.