California Electric Scooter Laws
Posted on June 13, 2019 in Bike Accidents,Personal Injury
Electric scooter laws exist to prevent accidents caused by unsafe scootering practices. California’s electric scooter laws have recently changed, taking effect this year. The most discussed change in California’s law is its helmet law. Southern California residents have heavily debated this law, ensure that it was an acceptable change to make. What Are Bikeways and… read more
What to Do After a Bike Accident
Posted on January 30, 2019 in Bike Accidents
A bicycle accident can be a traumatic experience, but anyone involved in such an accident must take appropriate steps following the incident to avoid legal issues or complications in a future lawsuit. A bicycle accident can easily lead to severe damages for serious injuries, fatalities, and permanent disabilities. The bicycle accident lawyer you speak to… read more
Rules of the Road in San Francisco
Posted on January 28, 2019 in Bike Accidents,Personal Injury
Every San Francisco bicyclist should understand the rules of the road for biking in the Bay Area. Bicycles are an environmentally friendly alternative mode of transportation for many people while others simply ride for exercise or leisure. Regardless of why you ride your bike in San Francisco, you need to know how to safely navigate… read more
Bicycle Safety Tips For 2019
Posted on January 25, 2019 in Bike Accidents
Bicycles are popular for leisure, exercise, and as an ecologically friendly commuting alternative. However, biking on major roads can be dangerous so it is always best to know the latest safety information for bicycling in California. In 2019, stay safer while bicycling by following some easy tips and best practices. Keep to the Right Bicyclists… read more
How Does Bicycle Accident Compensation Work?
Posted on January 23, 2019 in Bike Accidents,Personal Injury
A bicycle accident can lead to significant property damage and serious injuries. Depending on how an accident happens, liability for the resulting damages may fall to one or more parties. Plaintiffs in bicycle accident cases often wonder how compensation for their damages works. It’s always a good idea to call a bicycle accident lawyer to… read more
What Is the SFMTA Strategic Plan?
Posted on November 15, 2018 in Bike Accidents,Car Accidents,Pedestrian Accidents,Personal Injury
Biking is a common, eco-friendly way to get around, especially in San Francisco. Increasingly, people are choosing to bike instead of driving a car to cut down on transportation costs, Department of Motor Vehicle fees, and to reduce their carbon footprint. How Many People in San Francisco Are Biking? According to the San Francisco Municipal… read more
California Tops the List in Fatal Bicycle Crashes
Posted on October 19, 2018 in Bike Accidents,Personal Injury
California is the most dangerous state in the country for bicyclists. More bicyclists died in California than in any other state in 2016, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). With 147 pedal cyclist fatalities, California outstripped the second-highest state (Florida) by nine deaths. This is, unfortunately, a trend that continues year after… read more
Most Dangerous Areas for San Francisco Bicyclists [New study]
Posted on October 12, 2018 in Bike Accidents
San Francisco is widely considered one of the most bike-friendly cities in the nation, scoring high in both road safety and accessibility to the city’s diverse neighborhoods. However, despite the city’s embrace of bicycling as a viable method of transportation, its compact intersections and frequently busy roads still make bicycle collisions a regular occurrence, with… read more
Can I Still Sue If I Wasn’t Wearing a Bicycle Helmet?
Posted on September 14, 2018 in Bike Accidents,Personal Injury
Thousands of bicycle accidents happen every year in California, and injured bicyclists may wonder what their options for legal recourse are after such an event. California law changed in 2015 to allow bicyclists over the age of 18 to decide whether they wish to wear helmets while riding. The state still requires that riders under… read more
Can Drunk Bicyclist get a DUI?
Posted on October 9, 2017 in Bike Accidents,Uncategorized
After a few drinks it might sound like a nice idea to beat the uprising Uber fares and get some fresh air – why not bike home? How dangerous could it be? After all, a bicycle is not motorized. The answer: it can be very dangerous, even illegal in some states. The definition of a… read more