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Tag: Bicycle Accidents

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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Seven Things to Do if You are Involved in a Bicycle Accident

Posted on: Friday, April 13th, 2018

Bicycle riders are particularly vulnerable when they are riding in areas with automobiles.  While automobile drivers are protected by a metal cage wrapped in steel, bicyclists are completely vulnerable should they collide with a car or truck.  Most riders are careful and watchful around motor vehicles, but bicycle/automobile accidents are still too common. In fact, […]

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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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Seeking Justice from Bicycle Accidents Due to Road Hazards

Posted on: Thursday, January 25th, 2018

When cyclists think of accidents, primarily they think of accidents involving other motorists. While this is the most common type of cycling accident, motorists that do not know how to share the road with cyclists aren’t the only cause. Often there can be not another car in sight, but an accident can still happen. In […]

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Had A Near-Miss With a Car? Study Shows You Are Not The Only One

Posted on: Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Even if you are just a casual road cyclist, everyone has one of those stories about how they almost go completely wrecked by a car. We like to call them “near-miss” accidents because they almost happened but didn’t. However, if you only know a limited number of cyclists, then you don’t know how common near-misses […]

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