Jogging Tips and Guidelines
The Left Side Of The Road Rule
To keep safe, run facing traffic.
While running, its better to watch the traffic than to have it come up from behind you, says Adam Cuevas, a marathoner and chief of the Enforcement Services Division of the California Highway Patrol. Its the law in California and many other states to run on the left side unless youre on the sidewalk.
The Exception The right side of the road is safer when running into leftward blind curves where theres a narrow shoulder. The right side can also be safer if theres construction on the left side.