The State of Delaware has replace their Share the Road signs with a new sign that says that bicyclists may use the full lane. They think this is less ambiguous to drivers and to bicyclists.
Here’s a quote from Bike Delaware’s James Wilson as reported on Streetsblog.net
“Many motorists believe that “sharing” means giving up part of something they believe is rightfully theirs while cyclists tend to think of sharing as referring to a commonly owned asset that belongs to them just as much as it does to motorists. This confusion causes motorists and cyclists to trade pointless and time-wasting accusations back and forth.”
Does this new sign make more sense?