Laurel Bicycle Center 

Laurel's Neighborhood Bike Shop Since 1982.


14805 Baltimore Ave, Laurel, MD, 20707

Hours Monday-Friday 10-6, Saturday 10-4, Closed Sunday

Call us at:301-953-1223 Email us


Maryland Bicycle Laws

Bicycles are prohibited on:

  • Roads where the posted speed limits are greater than 50 mph (riding on the shoulder of the roadway is permitted)
  • Expressways or other roadways where bicycles are prohibited
  • The travel lanes of roads where there exists a smooth shoulder or bicycle lane (except to make left turns or to avoid debris in the shoulder space)

On all public roads, where bicycling is allowed, the operator must:

  • Wear a bicycle helmet if they are under 16 years old
  • Obey all traffic signs, signals and other traffic devises
  • Ride in the same direction as motor vehicles, as near to the right side of the roadway as possible
  • Use standard arm signals to alert other drivers of lane changes and turns
  • Stop for school buses when they are loading or unloading children
  • Yield to pedestrians
  • Refrain from wearing a headset that covers both ears

Legally, the bicycle must be equipped with:

  • Front and rear lamps and reflectors if the bicycle is used on a public road at any time when there is insufficient light or inclement weather
  • A bell or horn (sirens and whistles are not acceptable)
  • Brakes