A: Our KION Question came from Kevin in Salinas.
He wrote in saying, "As a motorcyclist, I often encounter traffic light signals that do not detect me as I approach a red light. As a result, I have to wait several traffic light rotations until a car pulls up behind me and triggers the in-ground sensors. This can be frustrating, especially at night or during the early morning when there aren't many cars around. In these cases, I often look both ways and proceed through the intersection when safe. Is this permissible? If not, what should a motorcyclist do when they are forced to wait several minutes and no cars are around?"
Here's the answer from the California Highway Patrol: