“Dooring” events – crashes or other collisions triggered by a motorist opening their door into a cyclist or the cyclist’s path — are one of the more common collision events for cyclists in urban areas. Often with devastating results. As a bicycle accident lawyer, I’ve seen folks who have suffered catastrophic head injuries, shoulder injuries,
Deadly Decisions: Driver of SUV Runs Over Cyclist and Hits Tree. 3 Dead. DWI Suspected
A tragic news story out of Sacramento, CA serves as a reminder of the deadly consequences which can result from one’s decision to drive while under the influence.
According to local news reports, the California Highway Patrol advised that a cyclist and both occupants of an SUV were killed recently, when the driver of the…
USDOT Announces Action Plan to Promote Safer Streets
USDOT Secretary Anthony Foxx recently announced a new federal action plan, entitled “Safer People, Safer Streets” in response to recent data which have revealed that the incidence of cyclist and pedestrian fatalities caused by motor vehicle accidents is on the rise throughout the United States. Speaking to the assembled crowd at the recent the Pro…