Southern California has ideal weather for cyclists all year. The topography makes for easy bike commutes, and the hills and mountains offer bike adventurers explorations into nature. But it may all be a mirage because Bicycling Magazine recently named L.A. the “worst bike city in America.” Bicyclists are highly vulnerable to accidents. Even with the… Continue reading L.A. Is The Best And Worst Place For Bicycle Enthusiasts
With the state of the environment and American health issues, many commuters are making the choice to use their bicycles as transportation to and from work, especially in urban areas. Bicycles are both a healthy and clean mode of transportation, but there are still dangers in using them. Drivers in automobiles may not pay attention… Continue reading How to Recover Damages After a Bicycle Accident?
If you are male, older than 20, and riding a bike in the busy streets of Los Angeles, know this: statistics are not on your side. California had the most bicyclists killed than any other state of America in 2012, and this frustrating trend has not changed in 2017. Los Angeles is notorious for bike… Continue reading Bike Accidents in the Busy Streets of Los Angeles
Bicycles are an excellent form of exercise for people of all ages. They can also be dangerous if riding in high-traffic areas. Bicycle safety is important for the rider and motorists around them. A bicycle rider needs to be vigilant when riding so that they can avoid an accident. Here are some steps to take… Continue reading Steps To Take Following A California Bicycle Accident
Los Angeles is home to a robust community of avid cyclists. Few, however, take the bold step of cycling to work – and for understandable reasons. On top of LA’s notorious traffic, cyclists face numerous challenges. Bike lanes are in short supply, making it difficult to work out a feasible route. Drivers often aren’t paying… Continue reading Cycling To Work In The City: How To Do It (And-Survive)
Los Angeles bicyclists are no-doubt aware of the dangers and risks involved with sharing the roadway with motor vehicles. Some bicyclists may have even suffered serious injuries as a result of being hit by a negligent motorist. These individuals might have strong claims to seek financial compensation in court. Just like drivers, bicyclists must follow… Continue reading Elements Of A Bicycle Accident Case
When people think of transportation in California, particularly near Los Angeles, they think of automobiles. In fact, our city and most of our state are known for their car-dependency. Things are slowly changing. The League of American Bicyclists ranked California the 8th in their 2015 Bicycle Friendly State rankings. Our state ranked 9th in 2014… Continue reading California Ranked At 8th Most Bicycle Friendly State
Nobody walks in L.A. – but they do bike. Bike ridership increased 7.5 percent in Los Angeles from 2011 to 2013, including more than 20,000 commuters. Some of this increase has been attributed to additional bike lanes, which eases the ride on many busy streets. This increase in bicycles should also come with a decrease… Continue reading The Reality Is Grim For Southern California Bicycle Accidents
The city of Los Angeles recently took a small step toward making the roads safer for bicycle riders. Officials recently celebrated the addition of four bicycle traffic lights in the downtown area. The lights hang alongside the regular traffic lights and also use red, yellow, and green lights to control bike traffic. At a ribbon-cutting… Continue reading Will Las New Bike Lane Lights Improve Traffic Safety?
A woman who was seriously injured in a bicycle-car accident in 2014 has been awarded $6.1 million by a jury in Los Angeles. The woman who struck the bicyclist ran a Santa Monica red light. It took the jury just a few hours to determine the damages for the plaintiff, as the defendant in the… Continue reading $6.1 Million Awarded to Injured Violinist