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Cyclist Killed In Chelsea After Truck Strikes Bike

Posted: June 26, 2019 | Categories: Bicycle Accidents

According to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration report, pedestrian and bicyclist deaths rose in 2018. Overall traffic deaths fell 1% amid this increase. Numbers from 2017 show that pedestrian deaths accounted for 16% of all U.S. traffic deaths in 2017, up from 12% in 2009. That year, there were 599 pedestrian, bicyclist, and others […]

Motorized Bikes With Faulty Brakes Causes Injuries

Posted: April 17, 2019 | Categories: Bicycle Accidents

Just like the e-scooters offered by companies like Bird and Lime, motorized pedal bike rentals are becoming just as popular. Companies such as Uber and Lyft are offering electric bikes for rent in major cities and on college campuses nationwide. Unfortunately, the widespread use of both the bikes and the scooters have led to a […]

DUI Driver With License Suspended 6 Times Kills Bicyclist

Posted: April 15, 2019 | Categories: Bicycle Accidents

Millions of New Yorkers choose to use bicycles as a mode of transportation each year. Some choose to only bike occasionally, while others bike daily either for fitness or as a part of their commute. While generally, most drivers are conscientious of bicyclists in the city, following a few safety tips can help ensure you’re […]

Vision Zero Initiative Aimed To Lower Pedestrian And Cycling Deaths

Posted: April 4, 2019 | Categories: Bicycle Accidents

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero Initiative is aimed to not only reduce pedestrian deaths in New York City but to also protect the lives of those who cycle in the city. According to the NYC Department of Health and Hygiene, 25% of New York City residents bicycle through the city at least once a […]

Some Complain That Zero Vision Isn’t Doing Enough

Posted: March 7, 2019 | Categories: Bicycle Accidents

Beginning in October of 2011, Local Law 13 requires the New York City Department of Transportation to compile the total number of bicycle accidents reported to city agencies. Starting on June 1, 2012, and yearly thereafter, the NYCDOT must provide a report on the annual number of crashes. In 2017 alone, there were 4,397 bicyclists […]

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