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2014-06-16 16:23:10

Bike safety tips orthopaedic surgeons say you should always remember ROSEMONT, Ill., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 80 million Americans enjoy cycling because it is an environmentally efficient way to travel, a great form of exercise and a fun recreational activity for families to enjoy. According to 2013 statistics from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), more than 1.3 million people were treated in hospitals, emergency rooms and doctors' offices for...

2014-05-20 23:15:52

Richmond's Fourth Annual Ride of Silence will take place on May 21, 2014 to honor bicyclists who have been seriously hurt or killed in car collisions and to promote safer streets. (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Community members, city officials and cyclists from across the Bay Area will join a worldwide movement this Wednesday with the fourth annual Richmond Ride of Silence. Last year, there were over 300 locations in all 50 US states and 18 countries including Antarctica, Argentina, Australia,...

2014-05-09 20:20:52

The Law Offices of Burg & Brock, Inc. strives to make the world a safe place for motorcyclists, whether through safety tips or effective legal counsel. LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the month of May in Los Angeles, the air is warm and the sun is high, which is why it's the perfect time to hit the open road. This is particularly true if, like acclaimed personal injury and burn injury lawyer Cameron Yadidi Brock, you enjoy the excitement that comes from riding a motorcycle. That's...

2014-05-06 12:21:29

Overall Motorcyclist Safety Has Not Improved in 15 Years WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For only the second year since 1997, U.S. motorcyclist fatalities are projected to decrease in 2013, according to a new analysis of preliminary state data released today by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA). The latest Spotlight on Highway Safety report also notes that despite the probable 7 percent decrease in rider deaths, motorcyclist safety has not improved in fifteen...

2014-05-05 12:22:08

New campaign aims to increase motorcycle safety awareness and make New Jersey's roads safer for everyone NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition and support of Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey (BIANJ) is aiming to make New Jersey's roadways safer for motorcyclist and drivers with the launch of it's Motorcycle Safety Awareness campaign. Funded by the New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety (NJDHTS),...

2014-04-30 08:29:02

MOUNTAINSIDE, N.J., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Jersey is among the two worst states regarding pedestrian and bicycle safety. The statistics for injuries and fatalities, and the record for infrastructure improvements to prevent these accidents, is dismal. According to a recent Tri-State Transportation Campaign analysis and NJ State Police data: -- 26.8% of NJ road deaths in 2000-2013 were pedestrian and bicycle fatalities -- 27% of road deaths in 2013 were bike and...

2014-01-16 23:04:15

A teenage bicyclist was hit by a car and killed just after sunset, but attorney KC Williams says the cyclist was following the law. Odessa, Florida (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 A driver struck and killed a 16-year old on a bicycle last month in a nighttime accident that's drawn heavy criticism of cyclists. But attorney KC Williams, founder of Williams Law Association, P.A., says the cyclist was not to blame for the accident, and that bikes have a right to the road. The accident happened...

2013-09-25 23:36:12

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm reminds motorists to look out for bicyclists following the death of Joy Covey, Amazon.com’s first CFO. She died after colliding with a minivan that reportedly turned in front of her bicycle. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 David Perecman, founder of The Perecman Firm, a New York law firm that represents bicyclists injured in accidents, urges drivers to be on the look out for bicyclists. Amazon.com's...

2013-08-29 23:27:22

NYC Personal Injury Lawyer Launches Website to Protect Bicyclists New York, New York (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 The City Bike Share Program has taken off in NYC, putting thousands of bikes on the streets of New York City. With the emergence of this program, NYC personal injury lawyer, Joel J. Turney, has launched a new website to help keep bicyclists protected – http://www.bicycle-accident-nyc.com. With the percentage of bikers in NYC skyrocketing due to this new program, the goal of this...

2013-08-21 23:28:49

d’Oliveira & Associates has released a new infographic about common bike injuries. The law firm focuses solely on personal injury and we work with experienced bicycle lawyers who work on these cases. (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Rhode Island has become a bicycling destination for many on the east coast. The state has more than 60 miles of paved bike paths and 120 miles of road marked as bike routes. Almost every weekend members of local cycling clubs take to Rhode Island roads to...


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