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Bike Share and Helmet Laws: An Uncomfortable Relationship

The effectiveness of helmet legislation for adults continues to face scrutiny. more »

Dec 5, 2013 10:57 AM Features 7 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

Legal Brief: Controlling Uncontrolled Intersections (CAN)

Considering the law relating to uncontrolled intersections and right-of-way. more »

Jul 1, 2012 12:00 AM Features

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Three Feet to Save Lives

Places around the world are adopting a 3-foot passing law to make roadways safer for cyclists and prevent tragic collisions by legislating that motorists must give cyclists a minimum of three feet when passing. more »

Jun 18, 2012 12:00 AM Features 3 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

The Legal Position of Cyclists Passing on the Right

Litigation lawyer, David Hay explores de facto lanes and cyclists passing on the right. more »

Jun 4, 2012 7:19 AM Features 2 Comments

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

Legal Brief - Why to Follow the Rules of the Road in Canada

A recent Supreme Court decision analyzed in some detail the liability of a cyclist riding on a sidewalk. more »

Mar 28, 2012 7:32 AM Features

Vilnius, Lithuania, Mayor Arturas Zuokas crushes a Mercedes parked illegally in a bike lane.


Mayor Crushes Car with Tank to Clear Bike Lane

Vilnius, Lithuania, Mayor Arturas Zuokas crushes a Mercedes parked illegally in a bike lane - an act some say goes too far. more »

Aug 3, 2011 10:41 AM Features 2 Comments

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Bike vs. Bike: The Idaho Stop Law

In the early 1980s, the small rural state of Idaho made it legal for bicycle riders to treat stop signs as yield signs. Was Idaho’s move an example of prescience or shortsightedness? more »

Jul 14, 2011 5:56 PM , Features 11 Comments

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The Big Idea - Stop and Stay Stopped

Every time a person in a car saw a person on a bike blow a red light, it made my already challenging job a little bit harder. more »

Jul 14, 2011 5:43 PM Features 8 Comments

Underinsured Motorists Cause Headaches for Cyclists

The law isn't always on the side of cyclists when it comes to colliding with underinsured motorists. more »

Jul 9, 2011 2:05 AM Opinions

Casey Neistat demonstrates the hazards of riding in the bike lane in New York City.


Ticketed for Not Biking in the Bike Lane

This New York City cyclist gets a ticket from a police officer for not biking in the bike lane. Casey Neistat then shows us what biking in a bike lane in New York really means. more »

Jun 10, 2011 10:17 AM Videos 14 Comments

The "Ordinarily Resident" Test Can Make a Difference at Trial

There are a few things people with multiple residences should know in case they are injured in one jurisdiction. more »

Apr 6, 2011 10:42 AM Opinions 1 Comments

A police officer tickets cyclists traveling against traffic along the one-way New Hampshire Avenue in Washington, DC, in the summer of 2008.

The Mistake of Ticketing Cyclists

A bicycle is not a motor vehicle. We cannot expect bicycle riders to behave exactly like motorists. more »

Mar 31, 2011 11:22 AM Features 26 Comments


When Cyclists Matter

Cyclists are protected by Dutch law and matter in the eyes of the general public. more »

Feb 23, 2011 11:17 AM

Cars driving on sharrows in Saskatoon, SK.

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Street Taxonomy

The road to better relations between motorists and cyclists should be a well-tempered one, according to this view from the bike lane. more »

Feb 21, 2011 2:58 PM Opinions 1 Comments

Adventures of El Arbol

Paul Freedman shares how he fought the tall bike law and won. more »

Feb 9, 2011 11:15 AM News

European Cyclists’ Federation: A Pro-Choice Voice

The ECF and their concern with mandatory helmet laws. more »

Feb 2, 2011 7:41 PM News 11 Comments

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STRICT LIABILITY - Drive Carefully

Who is at fault in bike vs. car smashes? more »

Jan 28, 2011 11:32 AM 3 Comments