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October 15, 2017

Bicycle Injuries Going the Wrong Way in California

On Thursday, October 12, 2017, a bicycles and an SUV were in a collision on Ashby Road in Merced, California. According to the Merced Sun-Star, the bicyclist could have been in the wrong lane. At the time of the article, the investigation is still ongoing.

California Vehicle Code Section 21650.1 states “A bicycle operated on a roadway, or the shoulder of a highway, shall be operated in the same direction as vehicles are required to be driven upon the roadway.”

In other words, by law, in most cases, bicyclists are supposed to ride the same directions as other motorized…

   

Please be aware that these case results do not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of your legal matter. Every case is different and case values turn on small facts and differences. Thus, the results achieved on one case do not necessarily mean the attorney will achieve the same result, or a similar result, even for a case which may have some similarities.

October 15, 2017

Places to Donate Your Bicycle in and around San Francisco

Below you will find a list of Non-Proit organizations and places to donate your bicycles and bicycle parts. Do visit

October 13, 2017

First “Parking Protected Bike Lanes” Introduced In Sacramento

Sacramento authorities want to make the capital city’s streets safer for bikers and drivers. That’s why they created the city’s first trial “Parking Protected Bike Lanes” on P Street this October.

Officials just concluded their three-day trial on the south side of P Street. Specifically, these temporary “Parking Protected Bike Lanes” were put up between 13th and 15th streets. City officials will now ask local residents how they felt about the new street arrangement.

By the spring of 2018, Sacramento law enforcement wants to create “Parking Protected Bike…

   

Please be aware that these case results do not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of your legal matter. Every case is different and case values turn on small facts and differences. Thus, the results achieved on one case do not necessarily mean the attorney will achieve the same result, or a similar result, even for a case which may have some similarities.

October 09, 2017

Four Bicyclists Injured in Marin County – Hit and Run Driver Arrested

On Saturday, October 7, 2017, a man in a blue Dodge Ram pickup truck hit 4 bicyclists participating in an event called The Jensie Gran Fondo of Marin. This event benefits the Marin County Bicycle Coalition.

The Marin County Bicycle Coalition is one of the local bicycle coalitions that we support. Even if you don’t bike, if you’re a parent, you’ve likely heard of the Safe Routes to Schools Program. This nationwide program was…

   

Please be aware that these case results do not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of your legal matter. Every case is different and case values turn on small facts and differences. Thus, the results achieved on one case do not necessarily mean the attorney will achieve the same result, or a similar result, even for a case which may have some similarities.

October 04, 2017

Bicyclist Fatalities On The Rise In The USA, New GHSA Report Shows

The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) has just released a shocking study on bicyclist fatalities in the USA. This new study shows that the number of bicyclists killed by automobile collisions rose to 12.2 percent in 2015.

Members of the GHSA wrote that 818 bicyclists lost their lives in 2015. They also revealed that 85 percent of the victims were male and most were around the age of 45.

About 55 additional bicyclists die each year due to fatal car accidents. While the number of fatalities for bicyclists 20 and under…

   

Please be aware that these case results do not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of your legal matter. Every case is different and case values turn on small facts and differences. Thus, the results achieved on one case do not necessarily mean the attorney will achieve the same result, or a similar result, even for a case which may have some similarities.

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