Jim Freeman

Legal Brief - Ensuring Complete Streets

A good Complete Streets policy will provide for its own implementation and enforcement, but many do not. more »

Aug 9, 2013 11:00 AM Features

Legal Brief - Overtaking on the Right

When traffic laws designed for cars are applied to bicyclists, their application may not always make perfect sense. One obvious example? The matter of overtaking on the right. more »

May 27, 2013 5:28 AM Features

Legal Brief: Three Feet Please

According to Joe Mizereck, the driving force behind, 19 states have codified the requirement that drivers overtaking a cyclist must provide three feet of space. more »

Apr 22, 2013 12:00 AM Features 1 Comments

Legal Brief - Legal Benefits of Following the Rules

The reasons why bicyclists should follow the laws applicable to them go beyond safety concerns. more »

Feb 11, 2013 7:15 AM Features 1 Comments

Legal Brief - Insurance Considerations for Cyclists (US)

Lawyer Jim Freeman discusses the different insurance considerations that may apply to bicyclists, focusing on property damage insurance and bodily injury insurance. more »

Oct 16, 2012 5:12 AM Features 1 Comments

Legal Brief - Claiming Bike Damage (US)

If your bicycle is damaged by a negligent driver, here's how to make a claim against the driver or his or her insurance company for the cost of repairs or a replacement bike. more »

Jul 25, 2012 12:00 AM Features 1 Comments

What You Must Do If You're in a Bicycle Crash

Personal injury lawyer, Jim Freeman shares his advice on what to do if you're in a bicycle crash. more »

Jun 4, 2012 7:21 AM Features

Legal Brief - Collision Safety Laws in the USA

Failure to comply with state or local laws with respect to lights could result in a ticket, or worse yet, being blamed for a collision. Breaking them compromises a cyclist’s legal position. more »

Mar 28, 2012 7:34 AM Features 3 Comments