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August 16, 2019

Cyclist Killed by Motorist in Fresno

A car struck a cyclist seriously injuring him on Tuesday, August 13, 2019. According to the California Highway Patrol, the cyclist was riding on the shoulder of the road when a car drifted off the road and struck him from behind.

CHP say that the accident happened at N. Temperance and E. McKinley avenues early in the morning, The 56-year-old cyclist received CPR from a passerby, but was pronounced dead at the hospital. The driver of the car remained at the scene and was cooperative with police.

The driver could be charged with a misdemeanor vehicular homicide charge, but investigators…

   

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.

August 15, 2019

San Francisco Police Enforcement Focus to Make Streets Safer for Pedestrians and Cyclists in August 2019

In August, 2019, the San Francisco Police Department will perform prioritized enforcement of traffic violations in certain safety hot spots around the city. These areas have been identified by police where a higher number of pedestrian and bicycle accidents and injuries have occurred.

In those areas on five specific days, August 5, 13, 21, 15 and 30, police be especially vigilant for certain violations that have been tied to bike and pedestrian safety:

  • speeding,
  • illegal turns,
  • failing to stop for red lights and stop signs,
  • failing to yield to the right-of-way of pedestrians in crosswalks

A grant for the operation came…

   

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.

August 09, 2019

Sacramento Focuses On Sidewalk Safety Before E-Scooter Increase in 2019

Before an influx of new JUMP devices hit the streets in 2019, Sacramento leaders are ramping up safety initiatives to hopefully protect locals. The main issue police want to address is using e-scooters on sidewalks.

Since e-scooters are defined as motorized vehicles, it’s illegal to ride them on sidewalks. Instead, e-scooter riders need to travel in bike lanes or on the side of the street.

This doesn’t mean, however, you can’t use rentable bicycles on sidewalks. Although bicyclists are encouraged to use bike-protected lanes when provided, police say it’s e-scooters on sidewalks…

   

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.

August 06, 2019

Cyclist Seriously Injured in Crash with Car in North Highlands

A cyclist is in the hospital with a traumatic head injury after colliding with a car Sunday, August 1, 2019 around 5 p.m. According to police at the scene, the cyclist was riding southbound on College Oak near Auburn Boulevard when he was stuck by a motorist.

It’s unclear which direction the motorist was going when the accident occurred. Police also say that the cyclist, between 16 and 20 years of age, “smelled like alcohol.” The driver of the car remained at the scene and cooperated with police.

Drinking and Riding

In California, it’s illegal to drink and ride a bicycle…

   

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.

August 01, 2019

Lyft Pulls Ebikes Two Months After Launch in San Francisco

In the wake of two battery fires on its ebikes, Lyft has announced that it is pulling its pink bikes, operating under the name Bay Wheels. One fire happened today, Wednesday, July 31, 2019, four days after the first fire.

In the first fire that took place Saturday, July 27, at Folsom and Second streets, was tweeted by a passerby. The anonymous witness saw a charred pink Lyft ebike and posted a picture with the caption, “I Don’t think I’ll be going on a @lyft @baywheels any time soon. Yikes.”

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