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Highlighting New “Three Feet for Safety Act”

By Ian Silverthorne |

According to the California Highway Patrol, bicycle fatalities increased 7 percent from 2011 to 2012, the latest year for which statistics were available. Injuries went up by almost 4 percent for the same period. Most of the injuries were to those in the 45-54 and 55-64 age group. Those aged 35-44 were next. Contacting… Read More »

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Common Fontana Bike Accident Scenarios

By Ian Silverthorne |

As more people take to the roads on their bicycles, more accidents with cars are inevitable. Bicyclists are at a disadvantage when they share the road with cars. Their smaller size makes them difficult to see. It also increases the risk of injury in an accident with a car. Hiring an accident attorney will help… Read More »

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Bike Safety And Protection

By Ian Silverthorne |

After the death of a 19 year-old on a Fullerton bike trail on June 5, people have called for better upgrades to improve the bike safety of riders. the young man was hit and killed by a passing car. This is not the only Fullerton bike accident that has resulted in a death. In 2012, another… Read More »

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Huntington Beach Bike Accident Kills One

By Ian Silverthorne |

A Huntington Beach bike accident on Labor Day has claimed the life of a 55-year-old local resident. Calls came into 911 at approximately 6:30 p.m. on the evening of September 1. Responding officers from the Huntington Beach Police Department found passersby trying to attend to the cyclist on the road. He was transported to the UCI Medical Center… Read More »

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Irvine Bike Accident Prevention

By Ian Silverthorne |

While no one wants to imagine the worst while riding a bike through the lovely community of Irvine, CA, the potential for an Irvine Bike Accident always exists. Fortunately, the City of Irvine is pro-active in preventing bicycle accidents. It relies on bikeways and a program known as “The Bicycle Friendly Community℠” to make biking in the Irvine… Read More »

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Dangers When Riding a Bike

By Ian Silverthorne |

Hector Bike Shop in Fontana makes the experience of riding a bicycle intriguing to Fontana residents. Residents can ride their bikes to Kaiser Steel Mill or the city park if they are interested in using them recreationally. However, Fontana’s busy streets can be difficult for bicyclists to maneuver. as an accident lawyer, Silverthorne Attorneys… Read More »

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Bicycle Safety in Corona, CA

By Ian Silverthorne |

The City of Corona held a Bike Classic safety expo on Monday. the event was organized by police officers and community leaders to provide bicyclists with information on how to ride safely. Corona residents bike ride for many reasons. Other than as a means of transportation. However, bicyclist health cannot be obtained or kept… Read More »

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Bicycle Laws and Safety Tips to be Aware of

By Ian Silverthorne |

If you’re a bicyclist, it’s important to be aware of the laws that apply to you in order to prevent bicycle accidents. States have different laws in regards to bicycles and bicycle safety, but there are some general rules you should know. Bicycles are considered vehicles for traffic law purposes. This means you should ride… Read More »

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Three Feet for Safety Act & Bicycle Accidents

By Ian Silverthorne |

According to data reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), each year hundreds of bicyclists and other pedalcyclists die and tens of thousands are injured as a result of vehicular collisions.  Biking is a popular way to exercise, commute, and enjoy the outdoors, but cyclists remain vulnerable on the road. However in a crash… Read More »

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Common Causes of Bike Accidents

By Ian Silverthorne |

More and more people are turning to bicycles as a form of transportation in order to save money and get in great shape. Our accident attorney reports that as a result, the number of bicycle accidents has increased in recent years. Here are some of the most common causes of bike accidents so that… Read More »

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