(a) Bicycle racing on the highways is prohibited by § 4172 of this title except as authorized in this section.
(b) Bicycle racing on a highway shall not be unlawful when a racing event has been
approved by the Department or local authorities in their respective jurisdictions. Approval of bicycle highway racing events shall be granted only under conditions
which assure reasonable safety for all race participants, spectators and other highway
users, and which prevent unreasonable interference with traffic flow which would seriously
inconvenience other highway users.
(c) By agreement with the approving authority, participants in an approved bicycle
highway racing event may be exempted from compliance with any traffic laws otherwise
applicable thereto, provided that traffic control is adequate to assure the safety
of all highway users.
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