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Is Bicycle-to-Vehicle Communication the Way of the Future?

Posted on: Friday, March 16th, 2018

Announced at CES, a collaboration by Trek Bicycle, Ford Motor Company, and Tome Software has decided to tackle the rising rate of cyclist fatalities by creating a bicycle-to-vehicle communication system. There have been great strides in V2V or vehicle-to-vehicle communication systems such as the ability for cars to stop if it senses the other vehicle […]

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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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How Philadelphia’s Vision Zero Plan Intends to Help Cyclists

Posted on: Thursday, December 14th, 2017

The city of Brotherly Love has had a problem for quite some time – traffic-related accidents. The city suffers over 100 traffic-related fatalities a year, and for quite awhile now, no one has been doing anything about it. However, its new Vision Zero action plan intends to completely eliminate traffic fatalities by 2030. While this […]

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