Myth: "No license is required to ride a bicycle in the City of Mobile."
Fact: False! Bicycles are required to be licensed and have a license plate. The City of Mobile council members are out of touch with the city laws they constantly update and approve.
Mobile Municipal Code; Chapter 61-TRAFFIC; Article IX-BICYCLES;
Section 61-362 - LICENSE REQUIRED: No person who resides in this city (City of Mobile) shall ride or propel a bicycle on any street or upon any public path set aside for the exclusive use of bicycles unless such bicycle has been licensed and a license plate is attached thereto as provided herein.
Section 61-363 - LICENSE APPLICATION: Application for a bicycle license and license plate shall be made upon a form provided by the city and shall be made to the city license department. An annual license fee of twenty-five cents ($0.25) shall be paid to the city before each license or renewal thereof is granted.
Section 61-366 - ATTACHMENT OF LICENSE PLATE: (a) The city license department, upon issuing a bicycle license shall also issue a license plate bearing the license number assigned to the bicycle.