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Bike and Pedestrian Safety Enforcement

By Blythe Donham |

Monday was bike and pedestrian safety enforcement day in Dana Point and all throughout Orange County, according the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. The focus was on factors that cause accidents between motorists, pedestrians, and bicyclists. the OCSD mapped out locations all around Orange County where pedestrian and bike collisions have occurred over the last three years…. Read More »

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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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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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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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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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Need-to-Know Facts About Bicycle Accidents

By Ian Silverthorne |

The California Highway Patrol identifies cars or trucks that make unsafe turns are among the common causes for bicycle accidents. This statistic is underscored by recent events in San Mateo County. KCBS has reported on the death of a bicyclist on Skyline Boulevard. According to law enforcement sources, a minivan made a left turn in front of the bike…. Read More »

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Monarch Beach Bicycle Accidents

By Ian Silverthorne |

Bicycling is becoming increasingly popular here in Orange County. Unfortunately, an increase in bicyclists means there is an increase in the number of bicycle accidents on the road. If you are new to bicycling or just need a review on the various points of bicycle safety and etiquette please read below for our list… Read More »

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