Recent Posts in Bicycle Accident Category

  • Bicycle Recalled

    Bicycles Recalled by SR Suntour Due to Crash Hazard On June 24, 2015, Bicycles with SR Suntour bicycle forks were recalled due to a hazard that involved the bolt that attached the upper part of the bicycle’s fork to the lower part of the fork. This could break or separate, which could cause the front wheel to come off the bicycle and pose a crash hazard for riders. The recall includes about 68,000 ...
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  • Bike Lanes: Are They More or Less Safe for Those on the Road?

    Designated lanes for bicyclists have long been a source of debate for commuters. Are they really safer? Do they make drivers feel more or less comfortable? Do they provide more protection for bicyclists? These questions have plagued city planners and local governments for years, and bike lanes continue to divide commuters around the country. Interestingly enough, California drivers seem to want ...
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  • Hit-and-runs On the Rise for Cyclists

    A dangerous trend is taking place in Los Angeles, California. From 2002 to 2012, hit-and-run collisions involving bicyclists rose 42 percent , according to a Times analysis of California Highway Patrol crash data. In June of 2011, musician Paul Livingston found himself a victim of such an incident. While biking on Santa Monica Boulevard when a car hit him hard at a red light, throwing him from his ...
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  • Fatal Bicycle Crashes On the Rise: 5 Facts You Should Know

    Biking is popular for many reasons; it’s fun, it’s healthy, and it’s an ecologically friendly alternative to driving. However, there are dangers to biking. In fact, the number of fatal bicycle accidents involving motor vehicles is steadily increasing . According to reports in the Los Angeles Times , between 2010 and 2012 the number of U.S. bicyclists killed in a biking accident involving a motor ...
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  • State Bicycle Helmet Laws

    Currently, no state requires adult bicyclists to wear helmets. However, wearing a bike helmet can make a huge difference in both your safety and the outcome of an injury claim after a bicycle-car accident. About half of states do require helmets for cyclists under a certain age. What’s more, many cities and towns have their own ordinance requiring adult and child cyclists alike to wear helmets. In ...
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  • Bike Accidents: Collisions With Cars at Intersections

    Intersections are where cyclists are most at risk for a car collision. though only 11 percent of bicycle accidents involve a collision with a car, 45 percent of those accident take place at an intersection. In order to minimize the amount of bicycle collisions with cars , cyclists are encouraged to increase their visibility, understand the rules of the road, and learn to recognize the most ...
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  • Car & Bicycle Accident- Who's at Fault?

    Bicycles are a popular method of transportation in Southern California, with many riders opting to cycle to escape traffic or to enjoy the nice weather in the fall, spring and summer. Bicycle accidents put everyone at risk. When one happens, the bicycle rider may suffer many different types of injuries due to the impact of the car crash. Injuries can be severe because it is common for the bicycle ...
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  • At what age can children walk to school by themselves?

    A little 7-year old girl was killed while on her way to school in Hesperia on March 6, 2014 Police responded to a 911 call the other morning and discovered that while crossing the street to go to a nearby school bus stop, a young girl was struck by a vehicle. The little girl suffered major injuries and was taken by air to Loma Linda University Medical Center where she later died from her injuries. ...
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  • Bicyclist Injured by Negligent Drivers

    Bicycles are some of the easiest modes of transportation for those living in Southern California. The warm weather, abundant sunshine and bicycle-friendly lanes on most roads, makes for a great place to commute or bicycle recreationally. In some highly unfortunate cases, however, individuals may bestruck by negligent drivers on their bikes, causing serious injuries to the cyclist. Each year, ...
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  • Safe and Sound at School

    All across the United States parents send their children off to school in the morning with the expectation that they will be in a safe and secure learning environment for the day. However, in light of recent events, including shootings at various schools, that expectation has come into question. School is also a time when children are at increased risk of transportation-related injuries from ...
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  • What you need to know about bicycle accidents

    Over the past few decades the popularity of cycling has increased dramatically; however, we continue to see far too many serious bike accident injuries caused by motor vehicles who fail to see the cyclists. Motorists and cyclists must obey the same traffic laws. Ignorance of the laws is not an excuse when a motorist injures a cyclist – the cyclist is completely defenseless. He or she is traveling ...
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    HIGH SPEED REAR END COLLISION – CATASTROPHIC BRAIN INJURY

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    DELIVERY TRUCK ACCIDENT – AMPUTATION & BRAIN INJURY

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    MOTORCYCLIST STRUCK BY VAN—SEVERE LOWER LEG INJURY

    A school van turned left in front of a motorcyclist, nearly taking off his lower left leg. The accident resulted in a serious ...