Articles Posted in Bicycle Accidents

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Rio Linda Bicycle Accident Injures Juvenile at Intersection

I’m Ed Smith, a Rio Linda bicycle accident lawyer. A Rio Linda juvenile riding a bicycle was injured on October 3 after being involved in a collision with a motor vehicle. Authorities are conducting an investigation into the cause of the crash.

What Happened

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Bicycle Safety: Know the Rules in California

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento bicycle accident lawyer. Bicycling has become more popular in recent years both as a means of transportation to and from work as well as a way to stay fit. There are rules that bicyclists must obey when they share the road with motorists.

Driver Tips About Sharing the Road With Bicyclists

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Bicycle Accident Injures 2 Pedestrians in South Lake Tahoe

I’m Ed Smith, a South Lake Tahoe Bicycle Accident Lawyer. A man hit and injured two pedestrians in a crosswalk last week while riding a motorized bicycle.

What Happened?

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Bicyclist Killed in Sacramento by Motor Vehicle

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento bicycle accident lawyer. An accident recently claimed the life of a man who was riding a bicycle along Mack Road when he was hit by a motor vehicle.

What Happened

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Oceanside Accident on SR 76 Fatal for Bicyclist

I’m Ed Smith, an Oceanside bicycle accident lawyer. A bicycle rider was killed along California State Route 76 in Oceanside on August 31 when the rider was struck by a car.

I would like to extend my prayers and sympathy to the victim’s family and friends in their time of sorrow.

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Bicyclist Killed in Sacramento Hit and Run Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento bicycle accident lawyer. Police in Sacramento are searching for a hit and run driver who killed a bicyclist along Gerber Road on Sunday, August 13.

I want to extend my sympathy and prayers to the family of this man in their time of trial and sorrow.

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Lower Your Risk of a Bicycle Accident

I’m Ed Smith, an Oceanside bicycle accident lawyer. As more and more people take up riding bicycles for fun, to improve their health, go to work and run errands, the number of bike injuries and deaths in California is an important consideration.

Bicycle Accident Statistics

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Traffic Safety When Biking in Oceanside

I’m Ed Smith, an Oceanside bicycle accident lawyer. Riding a bicycle is becoming more common due to the health benefit, low cost to operate, environmental benefits and because it provides an enjoyable way to get from place to place. However, traffic safety when bicycling is an issue.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2015 was a risky year for bicycle riders, with nearly 467,000 injuries and more than 1,000 deaths. Most of these could be attributed to collisions with motor vehicles. However, aside from risk factors, there are laws in California designed to make it safer for bicycle riders.

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Ultimate Guide to Bicycling in Oceanside

I’m Ed Smith, an Oceanside bicycle accident lawyer. Whether you are new to bicycling or an old hand, this guide to bicycling includes need-to-know information that can help you stay safe and enjoy your time while cycling. Join me in looking at some of the ways a bicyclist can get more out of the sport.

Things a Beginner Needs to Know

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Bicycle Fatalities on the Rise

I’m Ed Smith, an Oceanside bike accident lawyer. According to statistics by the University of California’s Safe Transportation Research and Education Center, there were 569 collisions in Oceanside in 2013, 36 of which were bicycle collisions. Nationwide, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that an increase of 12.2 percent of bicyclists around the country died as the result of an accident in 2015 over the number of deaths in 2014. The statistics released included not only bicyclists but other types of pedalcyclists, including unicycles.

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