LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – That’s one way to beat traffic.
A lone bicyclist was captured on social media riding along the 101 Freeway near Highland Avenue in Hollywood.READ MORE: CHP Motorcycle Officer Involved In Traffic Collision On Eastbound 105 Freeway At Bellflower Boulevard
The rider was apparently headed southbound in the number 3 lane in the undated video, which was posted Tuesday. He also did not appear to be wearing a helmet as required by law.MORE NEWS: Man Shot And Killed By Huntington Police Saturday As Nearby Crowds Watched U.S. Open Of Surfing
While definitely an unusual sight, biking on the freeway isn’t entirely illegal in the state of California – roughly a quarter of the state’s 4,000 miles of freeways is open to cyclists, though primarily in rural areas.