Category: Bicycle Accidents

California Right-of-Way Laws

Auto-Pedestrian Accidents,Bicycle accident,Bicycle Accidents,Bike Accidents,biker,pedestrian accident,Pedestrian Accidents | July 22, 2020

California traffic laws may seem like a nuisance to many people, but the reality is that they save lives. Vehicles weigh thousands of pounds, and they can inflict significant damage in the event an accident occurs. Right-of-way laws are incredibly important for all drivers to understand because they provide clear guidance regarding when a driver…

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Follow these bicycle safety tips when commuting

Bicycle Accidents,Our Blog | July 18, 2017

At some point, you may find that bicycling to and from work is the best approach. This is a great way to avoid traffic, get some exercise and save money. Unfortunately, just the same as driving a car, there are safety hazards around every corner. Stay aware of these potential risks in order to avoid…

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Bicycling accident numbers

Bicycle Accidents,Our Blog | September 21, 2016

According to data compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 726 bicyclists were killed in 2014 as a result of vehicle accidents. This figure accounts for a little over 2 percent of the number of individuals injured or killed that year due to traffic accidents. Californians who are fond of bicycling may be surprised…

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Bicyclists face serious accident dangers

Bicycle Accidents,Our Blog | August 23, 2016

As bicycle-friendly as some parts of the state are, significant numbers of accidents involving cyclists take place on California roadways. In 2013 alone, bike riders accounted for almost 5 percent of all traffic fatalities in the state, which was more than double the national average. In the three years prior, the number of such fatalities…

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California man dies after car hits him on bicycle

Bicycle Accidents,Our Blog | June 15, 2016

A Napa County sheriff’s deputy found the driver that witnesses said hit and killed a bicyclist on Highway 29 north of Airport Boulevard in early June. According to the alert put out by the highway patrol, the 76-year-old woman driving a 2009 Honda drove off from the scene of the bicycle accident. The deputy pulled…

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