We speak often on this blog about bicycle safety in San Francisco, which is a passion at our firm. A pair of recent crashes shows that the city has a long way to go to be a safe place to ride.
This blog frequently reports on people who were hurt or killed while riding their bicycle, which is an all-too-frequent occurrence in San Francisco. Most of the time, our posts are about cyclists getting hit by cars, trucks and other motor vehicles.
As we have mentioned a couple of times in this blog, most recently on Feb. 6, our law firm is proud to support Walk San Francisco's Vision Zero campaign, a collaboration with city officials. Vision Zero's goal is to eliminate pedestrian and bicyclist deaths in collisions with motor vehicles within a decade.
From the most avid biking enthusiasts who can't go more than a single day without getting behind the handlebars to the casual riders who enjoy riding once a week, biking in the Bay Area has taken on greater popularity over the last several years. With increased bicycle traffic has cone a major increase ibn bicycle vs. automobile conflicts.
Bicyclists in Northern California and around the country are panning a recent Wall Street Journal op-ed authored by law professor Frank H. Buckley.