Tuesday night in San Pablo, a bicyclist was involved in a vehicle collision and was injured. This incident occurred on Giant Road and Trenton Boulevard around 9:30 p.m. The East Bay Times stated, “The bicyclist was transported to the hospital with unspecified injuries.” There is not an update on his condition yet, however, we do…

CHP to Improve Pedestrian and Cyclist Safety The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has just issued a press release about a federal grant they received in order to improve the safety of pedestrians and bicyclists in California. With this grant, the CHP hopes to increase traffic safety for these vulnerable roadway user groups through education and…

Bicycles Safety by the Numbers The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) Safety in Numbers campaign is currently focused on preventing two-wheel tragedies. The campaign is aimed at teaching cyclists and motorists how to stay safe while navigating the roadways. The number of Americans getting to work on bicycles has increased dramatically over the past…

Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc. is pleased to announce the opening of a new office in San Francisco, CA. The new office is located at 650 Delancey St. #105 at the center of San Francisco’s vibrant South Beach District. This announcement comes just a few months after Managing Attorney Ryan Harris was honored as one…

View Larger Map Cal Poly Professor hit by Truck while Cycling An associate professor at Cal Poly, Brian Lawler, was hit by a pickup truck while cycling to work on Monday around 8:00 a.m. Lawler was heading north across the intersection of California Boulevard and Taft Street, when he was struck by a southbound truck…

Recent statistics show that San Luis Obispo ranks in the top ten worst places for cyclist injuries and deaths in California. This comes as a shock to many residents in the area. Furthermore, recent data shows the ranking jumps to the most dangerous city each year since 2008 when compared to cities with similar populations…

Keeping Cyclists Safe We recently reported on California’s new “Three-foot Rule.” This law requires automobile drivers to remain at least three feet from cyclists while passing them on roadways. Additionally, if they are unable to keep that distance while passing, drivers are required to slow down. Lawmakers and citizens are hoping this new law will…

A New Law for California: The “Three-foot Rule” Vehicles are now required to keep at least three feet from bicyclists while passing them on the road, thanks to a new law signed into effect on Monday by Governor Jerry Brown. If vehicles are unable to keep their distance, they are required to slow to a…

On September 2, 2013, a cyclist was killed on Highway 1 near the Morro Bay Boulevard off-ramp. The driver of the vehicle, 29-year-old Jessica Goddard of Cayucos, was arrested on suspicion of felony vehicular manslaughter and felony driving under the influence. The other cyclist involved in the collision was 60-year-old Bradley Cummings who was taken…

Would you know what to do if you were hit by a car while riding your bicycle? Statistics show that over 50,000 cyclists are injured in motor-vehicle traffic crashes each year (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration). Cyclists are no match for cars and trucks. Even if a cyclist wears protective clothing and a helmet, cyclists…

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