Sacramento’s New Protected Bikeways
Bicycling is a great alternative to driving for many people in Sacramento, and many more enjoy biking simply for leisure or exercise. However, bicyclists sharing the road with drivers face significant risks, including severe injuries or even death from collisions with passing cars. These injuries could lead to the need for hiring a bicycle accident… read moreRead More
Sacramento Bike Projects in 2018
Bicycling in Sacramento hasn’t historically been the safest way to get around, but hard-working advocates and organizations have been trying to change that. In 2015, the most recent year featuring data available, 231 bicyclists in Sacramento suffered injuries or died in traffic accidents. Eighteen of these victims were children under the age of 15. Most… read moreRead More
Who’s Liable Following a NorCal Bicycle Accident?
If you bike through NorCal regularly, the odds of getting into a collision are relatively high. Distracted, drunk, and negligent drivers cause most bicycle crashes. However, many different parties could be liable for an accident, depending on the situation. Assigning liability to one or more of the following parties could require help from a personal… read moreRead More
Deadly Bicycle Crashes Are on the Rise in Sacramento
Bicyclists may enjoy cruising around the sunny streets of Sacramento, but just how safe is bike riding in the city? Not very, according to a local news team investigation. KCRA researched a recent upswing in fatal bicycle accidents in Sacramento to understand possible causes behind the increase. The news team found that some intersections are… read moreRead More
Sacramento Bike Accidents: Fifth deadliest city in the nation
According to the Wall Street Journal, Sacramento bike accidents are a serious problem. In a report they recently conducted on the deadliest cities for bicyclists, Sacramento ranked as the fifth deadliest city in the nation for bicyclists. The Wall Street Journal report compiled data from 2007-2016 from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and found… read moreRead More
Back to School Bike Safety
It’s back to school bike safety time, and this time of year means there will be more bicyclists on the road! Beware when driving to work – plan to leave a little early so you can drive slower, watch out for pedestrians and stay stress-free during the increased traffic school time brings. If you have… read moreRead More
Bike Month in Review
Now that National Bike Month draws to an end, Sacramento bicyclists will continue their devotion to cycling, despite the 90+ degree weather! The past few weeks brought plenty of changes in temperature, from hard rain to severe shine, but it didn’t stop the die hard pedal pushers. Bike riders in the Sacramento region celebrated bike… read moreRead More
How does a Bicycle Injury Lawyer Celebrate National Bike Month?
The title of this blog post sounds like the start to a bad joke. But there are no jokes here, Eric’s always been an avid bicycle enthusiast, as noted by his in-office bike rack! It’s National Bike Month and we must celebrate. How? Well we’re jumping on whoever’s bandwagon involves bicycles and fun. With our office… read moreRead More