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Archive for April 2015

Volvo Introduces Glow-In-The-Dark Pain To Prevent Bicycle Injuries

Relatively few people ride their bikes wherever they need to go — in fact, just 1% of all transportation occurs on a bicycle. Even so, fatalities and injuries in bike crashes are disproportionately high, and bicyclists are much more likely to be in a fatal accident than Americans driving their cars. What is the solution…

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Staying Safe on a Cycling Commute

Bicycling is a great way to stay in shape and help the environment, but it can also be a dangerous activity. Bicyclists are at higher risk of injury or death caused by a crash than occupants of a car, even though only 1% of all trips taken in the United States are by bicycle. Brain…

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South Dakota Pushes for Safer Roadways

South Dakota bicyclists and law makers are attempting to reduce bicycling injuries by making the roads safer for bicyclists. Bicyclists face a higher risk of crash-related injury and death than motorists, even though only 1% of trips taken in the United States are by bicycle. Because most bicycling deaths occur in urban areas and in…

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New Mobile Application, BikeShield, May Make The Roads Safer For Bicyclists

More Americans are making an effort to “go green” and, with bicycle sales reaching 13 million in 2013, riding your bike to and from work may seem like the perfect way to do it. Unfortunately, bicycling injuries and even bicycling deaths are all-too-common, especially given that only 1% of trips across the country involve a…

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Bicycling Injury Lawsuits By the Numbers

Although injuries sustained from car and truck accidents are the most common reasons for seeking help from accident and injury lawyers, another cause of personal injury lawsuits is becoming more prevalent: bicycling accidents. To get a better idea about the severity of these cases, take a look at the bicycle injury statistics below: 13 million:…

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Keeping Cyclists Safe on the Road

The cycling death of a Nebraska school teacher is prompting friends and neighbors to push for clearer safety regulations for bikes and cars. According to the Nebraska Department of Roads, 283 cyclists were injured in car and bicycle accidents. Bicycles account for just 1% of all trips taken in the United States, but cyclists are…

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When Cars and Bikes Collide: What to do After an Accident

Bicycling is one of the most popular pastimes in the United States, with approximately 13 million bicycles sold in 2013. Unfortunately, riding a bicycle can also be very dangerous. Bicyclists face a higher risk of crash-related injury and death than occupants of motor vehicles, in spite of the fact that only 1% of all trips…

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