Category: Bicycle Accidents
The story plays out the same way again and again. No one pays much attention to bicycle safety until a cyclist is struck by a car and either badly injured or killed. The local media finally brings attention to the dangers of being a bicyclist surrounded by massive automobiles, and
Being pretty is no protection. Some people seem to lead charmed lives, as if nothing can ever go wrong for them. They are rich and attractive. They have good jobs and wonderful friends. They have beautiful spouses and take wonderful vacations around the world. But none of these things offer
Riding a bicycle is an exuberant activity that all ages can enjoy. Schoolchildren ride bikes to get to and from school and visit friends. College students tool around campus to get to and from class and to their dorms or apartments. Families enjoy riding bikes together on warm, spring days.
A California town sponsored a Ride of Silence bicycling event, and recently honored a 12-year old who was killed in September 2012 while riding her bike on a busy street. Hailey Ratliff was killed when a commercial truck driver made a hasty decision to avoid upcoming construction and turned in
The timeframe for Spring Break is technically over, but for many the vacation season and summer activity is just around the corner. The weather is warmer, spring fever is in the air and everyone wants to be outside. With many more people on the road and taking part in outdoor
As parents, we worry about our kids any time they venture from home, from little ones riding a bike to a friend’s house, to older ones embarking on their first major off-road adventure. Their safety is our main concern. Many kids may have even received bikes this holiday season. After