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California’s “Idaho Stop” Bill Enters Pilot Program

Posted on: Friday, March 9th, 2018

The bipartisan bill presented to California that could bring the “Idaho Stop,” or the ability for cyclists to treat stop signs as yield signs have received a lot of attention. However, instead of trying to force the bill through or negotiating their way to a yes, for now, the authors have settled on another way […]

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State of Illinois To Allow Motorists to Pass Cyclists

Posted on: Thursday, March 1st, 2018

According to the Chicago Tribune, bike laws will be changing in the state of Illinois just in time for the new year. House Bill 1784 goes into effect on January 1, 2018 and will allow a motorist to “overtake and pass to the left of a bicycle proceeding in the same direction on a portion of […]

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Who is Liable for Accidents on Poorly Maintained Bike Paths?

Posted on: Friday, February 16th, 2018

While many cities are making leaps and bounds in terms of becoming more cyclist-friendly, there are those who don’t put quite so much priority on it. Even then, cities that make efforts to add bicycle lanes often make the mistake of letting bike paths go unmaintained. The question is if people are getting into accidents on […]

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Parent’s Liability for Children’s Bicycle Accidents

Posted on: Friday, February 9th, 2018

Kids will be kids, as they say. No matter how old you are, accidents can and will happen, but if your child has gotten into an accident on their bicycle, damaging another’s property, can the parent’s be held liable for damages in California? The answer is yes and no, depending on the circumstances. If your […]

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What to do if You are in a Bicycle Accident

Posted on: Friday, February 2nd, 2018

Riding a bicycle is a great form of exercise and mode of transportation. While riding a bicycle is generally considered to be a very safe activity, there are situations in which you may be involved in an accident. If you are involved in a bike accident, there are several things you should do to make […]

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