A new research study suggests that more people using bikes in addition to traditional vehicles could be better for road safety overall. Do cyclists make better drivers? Greater awareness and experience on a bike makes for a more informed motor vehicle driver, according to research.  According to some industry advocates, cyclists pay attention to their…

Being spotted by other drivers is a great way to avoid being struck by a car, but sadly cycling accidents are still all too common. This is true even when a cyclist is wearing reflective gear or following all road laws. The fact that cycling accidents are so persistent and lead to such devastating injuries…

The truth is that anyone on a bike in and around San Diego may face an increased risk of being involved in an accident, but cycling to work has been connected to a longer lifespan and better health overall, according to a research published in a British medical journal. Even though it’s becoming more popular,…

Bike lanes have become increasingly common across major cities all over the country. One major reason for this is because safety advocates and bicyclists have argued that protected bike lanes, when enforced properly, can decrease the chance of serious injuries. A study published in the American Journal of Public Health looked at the experiences of…

According to research released by the U.S. Department of Transportation, more than 800 bicyclists suffered fatal injuries on U.S. roads in 2015, representing an increase of 12.2% from the year prior. A further 45,000 bicyclists were injured in traffic as well. Sadly, many of these injuries involved the head. Someone who is not wearing a…

The bicycle recently celebrated its 200-year invention anniversary and it’s an important milestone because more Americans than ever are hopping on and unfortunately, being seriously injured or passing away as a result of riding a bicycle. Many of the most common causes of bicycle accidents can be prevented. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and…

Have you or someone you know already been injured in a bike accident? Injuries like TBIs, spinal cord damage, and more can all be caused by just one run-in with a car. That’s why more cyclists are filing personal injury claims to help recover compensation. A UC San Francisco study identified that non-fatal bike crashes…

Bike advocates have been pushing for broader laws that would protect cyclists for years in California and they’ve had some success. For example, drivers are now required to yield a minimum radius of three feet next to bikes or else the driver faces fines. Motorists, however, have expressed frustation that cyclists seem to choose which…

Being on a bike is an excellent opportunity to get extra exercise and take in the sunshine. Bike shares are popping up in cities all over the country and an increasing number of employees are looking to get to work on just two wheels. That combined with the fact that more people are peddling bikes…

Bike accidents are a serious matter; with more Americans than ever using their bikes to get to work or for downtime, crashes have unfortunately been on the rise. Cyclists injured in vehicle accidents tend to suffer severe, life-altering injuries, but accidents can also injure innocent car passengers and drivers, too. Victims who have been injured…

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