Category: Bike 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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What to do after a fatal bicycle accident

Bike Accidents,Our Blog | November 5, 2014

In our last two posts, we have been discussing a new report by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) that revealed an alarming increase in bicycle fatalities over the past few years, particularly in the state of California. As we reported, most fatal bicycle accidents occur in either California or Florida and involve adult males….

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What can California do to stop bicycle accidents?

Bike Accidents,Our Blog | November 4, 2014

In our last post, we discussed new report by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) revealing that bicycle fatalities are on the rise throughout the United States. Today we are going to discuss the data from the report affecting California, specifically, and the GHSA’s recommendations to reduce bicycle fatalities. The Los Angeles Times reported last…

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Bicycle fatalities a mounting problem for urban adults

Bike Accidents,Our Blog | November 3, 2014

As gas prices are getting higher and people are becoming more conscious about their health and their eco-footprints, a greater number of California residents are depending on bicycles instead of cars to get them to and from work. In fact, data from the 2013 Census Bureau shows that the number of bicycling commuters has increased by…

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What steps can Sacramento bicyclists take to stay safe?

Bike Accidents,Our Blog | September 30, 2014

In our last post, we wrote about the tragic bicycle accident that recently occurred in Sacramento when a 55-year-old man was struck and killed by a vehicle on Freeport Boulevard near 35th Avenue. According to reports, the bicyclist had been in the bike lane when he was struck. It’s unclear whether the driver of the…

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Bicyclist killed in south Sacramento

Bike Accidents,Our Blog | September 29, 2014

Every parent’s worst nightmare came true for a Sacramento mother this month. Her only child was killed in a bicycle accident on Freeport Boulevard near 35th Avenue on Sept. 18. The accident victim was a grown adult — age 55 — but that didn’t make the loss any easier for his mother to accept. “It’s…

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