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November 27, 2019

Freeway Bicycle Accidents in Bay Area

 

California law prohibits bicycles on most of its freeways, allowing them in only around 1,000 miles out of the roughly

November 23, 2019

Hit and Run Bicycle Accidents in the Bay Area

Cyclist are being victimized by hit-and-run drivers in the Bay Area at an alarming rate. Across the country, hit-and-run accidents are up a horrific 60 percent since 2009. Experts are at odds as to why, but the increase is real, and it shows no end in sight.

This trend is present in California and in the Bay Area, and it’s having an impact on hit-and-run auto v. bicycle crashes. In the last 10 years, hit and run bicycle fatalities have skyrocketed in the Bay Area by 42 percent.

Two Cyclists Killed Same day in Hit-and-Run Crashes in Bay Area

On Thursday, November…

   

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.

November 20, 2019

How to Avoid Accidents Cycling on Highways in Bay Area

Cycling is becoming a popular alternative to driving in many Bay Area cities, and this trend looks to increase in the future. Cities in the region are putting in more bike paths and lanes and have plans for many more in the future.

However, not all roads are going to get bike lanes and the further the road is outside the urban areas, the less likely it will be to have a bike lane added.

This puts many cyclists riding the two-lane highways that connect the area’s towns and cities. This puts cyclists at a greater risk due to the higher…

   

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.

November 11, 2019

Can Cyclists Ride in the Middle of the Road in Sacramento?

When a cyclist is riding in the street and not in a bike lane or on the right side of the lane, who has the right-of-way, the cyclist or a motor vehicle driver? This question confuses a lot of drivers and cyclists both, but the answer is fairly simple.

Under California law, a bike is considered a “vehicle” for the purposes of vehicle codes and rights-of-way. This means a cyclist can get a ticket for violating the state’s traffic laws just like the driver of a motor vehicle. It also means that a cyclist can ride in the street with…

   

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.

November 04, 2019

E-Bikes Allowed on all Marin County Pathways

The Marin County Board of Supervisors approved a number of amendments to the Marin County Code that includes allowing e-bikes on all of the county’s multi-use paved pathways. The vote was taken after a September 24, 2019, hearing on the amendments which were recommended by the Marin County Parks and Open Space Commission.

The commission concluded that the changes would help alleviate road congestion, help reduce greenhouse emissions and promote alternative transportation.

Previous objections to allowing e-bikes focused on the safety of pedal cyclists and pedestrian. E-bikes were relatively unknown and some of the concerns were the number of e-bikes that…

   

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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