Cycling is a popular method of transportation in California. As cycling increases in popularity, there is a risk that bicycle accidents will also increase. Multiple Bay Area towns are working on infrastructure upgrades to reduce the number of bicycle accidents. However, there are also steps you can take to protect yourself while cycling in San Jose or the surrounding areas…. Continue Reading.
Cycling in the busy city can be very dangerous and cyclists run the risk of being hit by cars, crashing into pedestrians, or being “doored”. When a cyclist is “doored”, this means they collided with an open car door while riding down a line of parked cars. Injuries sustained can range from scraped knees to traumatic brain injuries depending on… Continue Reading.
1. What is the first thing a bicyclist should do if they are hit by a car? RIDE SAFE There are many precautions that cyclists can take before, during and after a ride to protect themselves. Wearing protective gear is of the utmost importance: helmet, preferably with a rearview mirror, reflective gear, and a road it can prevent injuries and/or… Continue Reading.
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Biking can be an effective method of transportation, but bike theft is rampant. In the Bay Area, BART stations other commuter-heavy locations represent prime targets by bicycle thieves. Commuters may bike to a BART station and then leave their highly valuable bicycle at the station for the whole day. Thieves take advantage of that long absence to steal your bike…. Continue Reading.
A recently released report by the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition enumerated the most dangerous intersections in San Francisco – which has led to questions about why safety measures have not been implemented to make these intersections safer. In a recent statement to the San Francisco Examiner, the executive director of the Coalition, Leah Shahum, asked why the police department and… Continue Reading.