Originally Posted by bemiiten
As a auto driver, I wouldn't want bikes rapidly appearing and sharing part of my lane. IMO, The only time a motorcyclist should be able to lane split is during periods of extended stop and go traffic.
Why? We promise we will not hurt you.
The "rapidly appearing" thing is not really a problem if you are paying any sort of attention, and if you are not paying attention the bike is most likely past you before you know its there.
I guess you should not drive a car or ride a bike in CA.