What do pavement markings with a bike and two chevrons/arrows mean?
These are shared-lane markings or “sharrows.” Shared-lane markings are intended to remind drivers that they should expect to share the lane with cyclists, and to remind cyclists that they can ride in mixed traffic where there is no bicycle lane. They also show cyclists where to position themselves on the street to avoid being hit by a suddenly-opened car door. Although it is the responsibility of the motorist to check before opening a door, riding too close to parked cars (in the door zone) is still a common mistake many bicyclists make that can lead to serious injury.

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1. Is it legal for bicyclists to ride on Texas roadways?
2. Who has the right of way, a bicyclist or a pedestrian?
3. Do I have to wear a helmet?
4. Isn't riding on the road unsafe?
5. Where should I position myself when bicycling on the roadway?
6. How do I make a left turn at an intersection?
7. Can I ride on the sidewalk?
8. Are there rules for bicycling on McKinney's Hike and Bike Trails?
9. What are some guidelines for a safer bicycle ride?
10. What do pavement markings with a bike and two chevrons/arrows mean?
11. Do these markings really have an effect on driver and cyclist behavior?
12. On some streets, cyclists riding over this marking will take the entire lane. Aren't they supposed to move to the right?
13. Do shared lane markings or "sharrows" mean these lanes are only for bikes?
14. So if shared lane markings or "sharrows" are not present, then it's not a shared lane and bicyclists aren't supposed to be there?
15. Are these markings going to be on every street that does not have a bike lane?
16. I've never seen these markings before. Why are they being used now?