Steps to take following a California bicycle accident | Los Angeles Bicycle Accident Attorney
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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Steps to take following a california bicycle accident

Bicycles are an excellent form of exercise for people of all ages. They can also be dangerous if riding in high-traffic areas. Bicycle safety is important for the rider and motorists around them. A bicycle rider needs to be vigilant when riding so that they can avoid an accident. Here are some steps to take...
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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Cycling to work in the city: how to do it (and-survive)

Los Angeles is home to a robust community of avid cyclists. Few, however, take the bold step of cycling to work – and for understandable reasons. On top of LA’s notorious traffic, cyclists face numerous challenges. Bike lanes are in short supply, making it difficult to work out a feasible route. Drivers often aren’t paying...
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Friday, February 3, 2017

Elements of a bicycle accident case

Los Angeles bicyclists are no-doubt aware of the dangers and risks involved with sharing the roadway with motor vehicles. Some bicyclists may have even suffered serious injuries as a result of being hit by a negligent motorist. These individuals might have strong claims to seek financial compensation in court. Just like drivers, bicyclists must follow...
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Saturday, November 12, 2016

California ranked at 8th most bicycle friendly state

When people think of transportation in California, particularly near Los Angeles, they think of automobiles. In fact, our city and most of our state is known for its car-dependency. Things are slowly changing. The League of American Bicyclists ranked California at the 8th in their 2015 Bicycle Friendly State rankings. Our state ranked 9th in 2014 and...
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Sunday, October 23, 2016

Safety tips for biking in L.A.

To say that the roads and streets of Los Angeles are busy would be an understatement. At any given time of any given day, countless vehicles are competing for the same stretches of roadway. When you are on a bicycle, this can make for a dangerous environment. As a cyclist, there are measures you can...
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Sunday, August 28, 2016

The reality is grim for southern california bicycle accidents

Nobody walks in L.A. – but they do bike. Bike ridership increased 7.5 percent in Los Angeles from 2011 to 2013, including more than 20,000 commuters. Some of this increase has been attributed to additional bike lanes, which eases the ride on many busy streets. This increase of bicycles should also come with a decrease...
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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Will las new bike lane lights improve traffic safety?

The city of Los Angeles recently took a small step toward making the roads safer for bicycle riders. Officials recently celebrated the addition of four bicycle traffic lights in the downtown area. The lights hang alongside the regular traffic lights, and also use red, yellow and green lights to control bike traffic. At a ribbon-cutting...
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Sunday, June 5, 2016

How to reduce your chances of getting hurt in a motorcycle wreck

May was national Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. Though the month is just about over, it is not too late for a reminder that riders are frequently at risk of harm at the hands of negligent car and truck drivers. Both motorcyclists and drivers can take steps to reduce the chances they get into a wreck....
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Thursday, May 12, 2016

$6.1 million awarded to injured violinist

A woman who was seriously injured in a bicycle-car accident in 2014 has been awarded $6.1 million by a jury in Los Angeles. The woman who struck the bicyclist ran a Santa Monica red light. It took the jury just a few hours to determine the damages for the plaintiff, as the defendant in the...
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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Are some police officers prejudiced against bicycle riders?

Statistics about bicycle crashes often claim that bikers are to blame the majority of the time. But if you dig past the numbers, you may find that the official record can be deceptive. An interesting opinion piece in Bicycling Magazine suggests that police bias sometimes skews the narrative of who was to blame after a motorist collides...
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