San Jose is preparing to undertake a major overhaul downtown. The project is called Better BikewaySJ, a two-year project that will create more bike lanes, add traffic diverters and remove some parking spots in the downtown San Jose area. The protected biking lanes will be created in tandem with the city’s street repaving plans. The project’s goal is to slow… 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.
Serving Bicycle Accident Victims in San Jose California The experienced San Jose Bicycle Accident Attorneys at Needham Kepner & Fish regularly represent cyclists and scooter riders who have been hit by cars, trucks or motorcycles. We are avid bike riders ourselves, so we understand the unique challenges of cycling and how to investigate bicycle accidents. The unprotected nature of bicycles makes riders especially… Continue Reading.
Although bicycling has grown in popularity, some people aren’t aware of the dangers bicyclists face. These problems are present in many parts of the country, but there are a large number of bicyclists in San Francisco, so it is particularly important for those in the Bay Area to try and prevent another bike accident whenever they are on the road.
A: You can sue the governmental body in charge of maintaining a roadway if your bike accident occurred because the road was dangerous as a result of poor maintenance, defective construction, poor signage or other unsafe conditions. There are, however, greater limits on suing the government than a person or business. California law generally gives you two years after an… Continue Reading.
When a bicyclist is struck by a vehicle, they could suffer from broken bones and other serious injuries. Unfortunately, some require long-term medical care or even lose their lives as a result of the bike crash. In San Francisco, CA, there are a large number of bikers and busy roads, a combination that sometimes leads to tragic collisions. Drivers should… Continue Reading.
Bicyclists sometimes face a number of threats when they ride, from poor road conditions to a distracted or drunk driver. In San Francisco, the high number of bicyclists and busy streets can lead to disaster. When a bike accident takes place, it could cause a fatality or the need for long-term medical care. As a result, it is imperative for… Continue Reading.
Lots of bike accidents result in injury, but for some San Francisco residents they result in fatality. When this happens, surviving family members experience the heart-wrenching truth that motor vehicles and bikes share the road, but not always in harmony. San Francisco bike accident attorneys file wrongful death suits on behalf of the deceased and their survivors.
When it comes to riding bicycles, many people understand the various benefits that bikes offer. Not only are they eco-friendly and economical, but an excellent way to exercise as well. However, some bicycle riders in the Bay Area have to worry about the risks associated with riding a bicycle in an urban environment, especially sharing the road with cars and… Continue Reading.