Is lane splitting legal in Alaska?

I’m purchasing a motorcycle soon and trying to understand Alaska’s laws so I can avoid getting any tickets. Is lane splitting legal?

Jacqulyn Graber · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
Lane splitting is illegal in Alaska. However, there are some nuances when it comes to lane splitting—also known as lane filtering.
Lane splitting describes when motorcycles move in and out of traffic when it’s stopped or slowed considerably. Since motorcycles are small and maneuverable, there is often plenty of space for them to move between cars when traffic is stopped.
However, in many states—including Alaska—lane splitting is illegal because it’s incredibly risky.
While lane splitting is illegal, lane sharing is legal—and two motorcycles can either ride beside each other or slightly staggered in the same lane.
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