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May Is National Bike Month: How Bikes Have Become a Part of Californian Culture

With the return of longer days comes National Bike Month. Since 1956, the League of American Bicyclists have sponsored National Bike Month to celebrate everything about the country’s love of bikes. Nationally, there are few places with a greater love of bikes than California; the state’s great weather and packed roads make bikes an appealing …

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New Study Identifies Most Dangerous San Mateo Roads For Cyclists

Following up last year’s analysis of the most dangerous bike routes in the Bay Area, a new study has just been released. It determined the most dangerous roads for cyclists in San Mateo County. With the past year’s significant increase of people riding bikes for fun and exercise, there has also been increased focus on …

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Rash of Bicycle Accidents and Deaths Hits California

California has been fighting a rising wave of bike accidents for several years. In 2020, the state hit a 25-year high in bike fatalities, and 2021 is not shaping up to be any different. In the past two months, several high-profile bike crashes took place, many of which tragically led to the deaths of the …

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Child Killed in Crosswalk Crash: The Dangers of Biking in Crosswalks

One of the first road safety tips any child learns is to cross the street at a crosswalk. It’s as fundamental as looking both ways. When biking, unfortunately, this safety tip isn’t always enough to keep children safe; recently, the Bascon family of Costa Mesa learned this in a tragic fashion. Noel Bascon, a 12-year-old …

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California Votes Yes On Riskier Rideshares With Prop 22 Passage

This election cycle has been dramatic in many ways. While the presidential race has occupied much of the media’s attention, it’s not the only meaningful vote that occurred early this November. On the same ballot, California voters had the opportunity to decide on a measure known as “Proposition 22.” This proposition, which was heavily lobbied …

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California Cyclist Killed In Collision With Police Car

On October 11, 2020, at around 9:00 in the evening, a bicyclist was hit and killed by an Anderson, California Police car. The incident occurred just south of Thomas Road on Highway 273. The person killed was riding a bike in the fast lane before being struck by an officer driving an Anderson Police car. …

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What Counts as Wrongful Death? More Than You’d Think

Losing a loved one is always difficult. Grieving is hard, even when a loved one’s death was expected. If you’ve lost someone close to you in an accident, however, you’re going through a uniquely painful experience. Not only have you lost someone before their time, but you also have to live with the knowledge that …

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How E-Bikes Led to Simon Cowell’s Broken Back

E-bikes are a convenient, fun way to get some extra exercise or speed up a commute. However, it’s important to remember that they aren’t just toys. Recently, the famous America’s Got Talent host Simon Cowell broke his back in several places after testing a new e-bike in front of his family in Malibu. While it …

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E-Scooter Accidents: How E-Scooters Are Causing Fatalities Faster than Ever

Transit has been undergoing a period of incredible change recently, especially in large cities. The trend that started with rideshare services like Uber and Lyft has expanded to include bike and scooters, too. While many people are enjoying the new freedom that e-scooter companies Lime and Bird provide, there’s a dark side to these devices, …

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