law http://momentummag.com/topics/law/index.rss en-us Thu, 05 Dec 2013 10:57:00 GMT Bike Share and Helmet Laws: An Uncomfortable Relationship The effectiveness of helmet legislation for adults continues to face scrutiny.

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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.

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Legal Brief: Controlling Uncontrolled Intersections (CAN) Considering the law relating to uncontrolled intersections and right-of-way.

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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.

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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.

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The Legal Position of Cyclists Passing on the Right Litigation lawyer, David Hay explores de facto lanes and cyclists passing on the right.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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Underinsured Motorists Cause Headaches for Cyclists The law isn't always on the side of cyclists when it comes to colliding with underinsured motorists.

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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.

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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.

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The Mistake of Ticketing Cyclists A bicycle is not a motor vehicle. We cannot expect bicycle riders to behave exactly like motorists.

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When Cyclists Matter Cyclists are protected by Dutch law and matter in the eyes of the general public.

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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.

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Adventures of El Arbol Paul Freedman shares how he fought the tall bike law and won.

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European Cyclists’ Federation: A Pro-Choice Voice The ECF and their concern with mandatory helmet laws.

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STRICT LIABILITY - Drive Carefully Who is at fault in bike vs. car smashes?

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