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Bicycle Hit and Run Accidents in the Bay Area

Posted on June 19, 2020 in Bicycle Accidents

When we think of a hit and run bicycle accident, we naturally think of a motor vehicle hitting a cyclist and then the driver flees the scene. However, sometimes cyclists run into each other, and if someone is injured, the same requirement holds for a cyclist to remain at the scene. If the cyclist flees,…

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DUI Hit and Run Cyclist Accidents in Rohnert Park

Posted on June 11, 2020 in Bicycle Accidents

During DUI cyclist hit and run accidents, cyclists are especially vulnerable to motorists primarily because they are unprotected and largely unseen by many motorists. When the motorist is impaired, the cyclist is at even greater risk of serious injury or death. Then when the driver of the motor vehicle flees after the accident, this creates…

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Hit and Run Bicycle Accidents in Stockton

Posted on June 11, 2020 in Bicycle Accidents

When a driver hits a cyclist and then flees the scene, it causes significantly more risk to the victim than had the driver stayed. In many cases, the driver is unhurt and is able to render aid or at least call for help. But when the driver takes off, the cyclist is often left to…

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Night-Time Cycling Fatalities in North California

Posted on June 3, 2020 in Bicycle Accidents

Riding at night is dangerous for cyclists. Many studies show that when riding at night, the risk of night-time cycling fatalities goes significantly higher. Sometimes the cause is related to the cyclist not taking precautions for the darkness and lack of visibility of the motorists. However, in many cases, drivers aren’t paying attention and don’t…

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How to Social Distance While Cycling in a Group

Posted on June 3, 2020 in Blog,Safety

With COVID-19 restrictions being lifted in parts of California and the Bay Area, cyclists are eager to get back out on the roads. While cycling was allowed on some levels during the lockdown, many cyclists put away the bike promising to return once the virus threat was reduced. Here’s some tips on how to social…

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Eastern Twin Peaks is Now Permanently Car-Free

Posted on June 3, 2020 in Bicycle News,Blog

After a four-year pilot program, the eastern section of the Twin Peaks Blvd is now permanently car-free. The pilot program began in 2016 to address issues of cyclists being run off the road, parking problems, speeding, and risks to the endangered Mission Blue Butterfly. At that time, there was an eastern and western Twin Peaks…

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