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Crossing the street in Los Angeles hasn't improved much since 2015 when Vision Zero was implemented.

Pedestrians in the US are Dying, but Governments Have Been Slow to Respond

While cars have gotten safer over the last twenty years, being a pedestrian has actually become more dangerous. A recent National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) report found that 5,987 pedestrians were killed in traffic crashes in the United States in 2016, the highest figure since the early 1990s and a nine percent increase over…

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What to Do After a Hit-and-Run Bicycle Accident

Protect Your Rights with Help from a Bicycle Accident Attorney Every year, around 720 bicyclists die due to crashes, as any bicycle accident attorney will tell you. Although cycling only accounts for 1% of all modes of transportation in the U.S., deaths related to cycling account for a total of 2% of all fatal vehicular…

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7 Tips for Riding Your Bicycle in Traffic

Safety Tips for Cyclists According to a recent study, California is one of the worst states in the U.S. when it comes to bicycle safety. Between 2010 and 2012, cyclist traffic fatalities in California rose by 23 to 123. That’s close to a 500% increase! While many of these deaths can be attributed to the…

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5 Tips for Bike Commuters

Ideas for Your Bike Commute There are tons of benefits to bike commuting: you save money on gas and other car-related payments, you no longer have to deal with road rage from getting stuck in bumper-to-bumper traffic, and you get exercise to boot. However, as experienced bike commuters will attest, riding to work every day…

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Bicycle Accident FAQ

Common Questions about Bicycle Accidents How long do I have to file a bicycle accident claim? In most cases, you have two years from the date of the accident to file a claim. This deadline is known as the statute of limitations. Since the window to file your claim can vary depending on the circumstances…

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5 Best Bike Rides in Los Angeles

Where to Ride Your Bike in LA While Los Angeles isn’t exactly known for being the most bike-friendly city in California, much less the United States, it’s getting better. More and more residents are reducing their carbon footprint by opting to commute on two wheels rather than four; mass bicycling events like CicLAvia are getting…

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Cyclists in Los Angeles Face Dangerous Roads

Dangerous Roads in LA Don’t Benefit Cyclists It’s no secret that being a cyclist in Los Angeles can be very dangerous. This is nothing new for cyclists, but was something that was brought to attention when Mayor Villaraigosa broke his elbow in a cycling accident in 2010. In Los Angeles, pedestrians accounted for about a…

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