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Re: Swiss Cycling Rules & Guidance in English?

The rules in the city of Zurich are simply:
Cars and pedestrians are a nuisance, traffic lights a mere suggestions. Lights, reflectors are for grannies and small kids only.

Or.

Keep to the right except in roundabouts where you should drive in the middle of the lane. Use cycle lanes and paths, do not use the autobahn or autostrasse (roads with green signs), otherwise act like you are in a car or on a motorbike. Like, do not drive on the side walk and stop at red traffic lights, let pedestrian cross a zebra crossings. Unlike a motorbike, you are allowed to skip the line and pass on the right up to the fron of the traffic light. Instead of indicators use your right and left arm to indicate turns and lane changes. Turn on the lights from dusk till dawn.

Be aware that the tram has priority unless it comes from a minor road into a main road. Be careful as your life depends on it. Also be aware of tram tracks. If you fall you might get seriously hurt, people laugh their asses off, and the police might even fine you for "improper control of the vehicle" Art. 32 SVG the catch me all clause of the law.

Signs which forbid cycling:

You are allowed to push unless pedestrians are also not allowed. The one on the top right is a bus lane. Keep off it unless explicitly allowed. Same goes for footpaths.

Signs which allow cycling:

You must use a cycle lane or cycle path going in your direction of travel.

https://www.tcs.ch/de/testberichte-r...elo-fahren.php
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