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6 Bicycle Safety Tips Every Cyclist Should Know

Posted on: Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Are you an avid bike rider or just getting started? Bike riding is beneficial in many ways. It is also an affordable alternative to cars. Here are some bicycle safety tips for safe riding. Use a Bell It’s not just enough to use lights and reflective gear. You need a bell as well. This can […]

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Is a Cyclist Considered a Driver or a Pedestrian?

Posted on: Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Driver or Pedestrian? This is a common question and one that doesn’t always have a clear answer – is a cyclist a driver or pedestrian? Unfortunately, the classification can differ from state to state and even from city to city. As to why this question is important, the classification states if the cyclist has to […]

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Bicycle Law: Michigan Passes 3-Foot Passing Law for Cars Passing Cyclists

Posted on: Thursday, June 7th, 2018

Uncontested Votes Passes New Bicycle Law After a near uncontested vote, motorists throughout Michigan will now, by law, have to take greater care when passing cyclists on the road. Under this newly passed bicycle law, motorists will now be required to give at least a 3-foot clearance when passing a cyclist on the road unless […]

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Bicyclist Killed During Tour de Palm Springs

Posted on: Thursday, May 24th, 2018

The Mercury News reported on February 13 that a 49-year-old man was killed while participating in the Tour de Palm Springs charity bicycle ride on February 10. According to the Associated Press, the 21-year-old driver faces vehicular manslaughter charges but was released after posting $75,000 bail. The News reported that a 50-year-old woman was also […]

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What to Do if the Driver That Hit You Doesn’t Have Insurance?

Posted on: Friday, May 18th, 2018

We don’t get to choose who we get into an accident with. If it were up to any cyclist, they would not get into an accident in the first place, but it happens. When it does, because of the very nature of both motor vehicles and bicycles, when they do get into an accident with […]

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