Requiring a light for night bicycling is not unconstitutional

November 21, 2014

  • 92 Constitutional Law
  • 92XXIV Privileges or Immunities;  Emoluments
  • 92XXIV(B) Privileges and Immunities of Citizens of the United States
  • 92XXIV(B)2 Particular Issues and Applications
  • 92k2920In General

11-21-14A city ordinance requiring bicycles on the streets after dark to be equipped with a sufficient light is not contrary to Const. U.S. art. 14, § 1, forbidding a state to abridge any of the privileges or immunities of citizens.

City of Des Moines v. Keller, 88 N.W. 827, (Iowa, 1902)