Section 14-501 Traffic laws apply to cycle riders.

    Every person riding a cycle upon a roadway shall be granted all of the rights and shall be subject to all of the duties applicable to the operator of a motor vehicle as provided by Chapter 304 RSMo., and all amendments from time to time made thereto, and as provided by this chapter applicable to the driver or operator of a motor vehicle, except as to special regulations in this article and except as to those provisions of laws and ordinances which by their nature can have no application.

(Code 1964, §§ 12.375, 12.1480)