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Archive: Bike Law South Carolina

Ben Burnett Hit and Run Bicycle Accident
Jan 04, 2017

On December 10th, 2016, Ben Burnett was knocked off his bicycle while riding in Greenwood, South Carolina, by a hit-and-run motorist. The vehicle left behind an important clue to the investigation, a side mirror. This side mirror had a part sticker on it that helped lead the SC Highway Patrol to identifying the type of vehicle […]

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Katie Zimmerman
Dec 08, 2016

Here’s a guest rant from Katie Zimmerman. Katie is the Director of the Air, Water, & Public Health Program for the South Carolina Coastal Conservation League. She joined the League in 2009 as a Project Manager after working at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Coastal Services Center. She currently serves on the Executive […]

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DOT truck crashed into house.
Sep 21, 2016

On my way home from work last night, I passed by the site of a home adjacent to a 5 lane road in Columbia, that just had a work truck plow through its front door.  The truck entered the front room of a house.  This isn’t entirely news in Columbia.  Two years ago, another truck […]

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bicycle accident, bike crash, bicycle accident attorney, bicycle accident lawyer, South Carolina bicycle accident, South Carolina bicycle accident lawyer, Charleston bicycle accident, Charleston bike accident lawyer, Richard Moss
Dec 23, 2015

If you were to name biking advocates, you probably wouldn’t put Charleston bicyclist Richard Moss high on your list. But Richard, pictured here with his wife, is making a difference all the same – one broken bottle at a time. For the past 10 years, Richard has biked to his job as a senior applications analyst […]

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Greenville bicyclist and advocate Frank Mansbach, bicycle accident, bike crash, bicycle accident attorney, bicycle accident lawyer, South Carolina bicycle accident, South Carolina bicycle accident lawyer
Nov 25, 2015

A 2010 Bike Car Crash Turned Frank Mansbach into a Voice for Greenville Bicyclists Would you stop riding your bike if you were hit by a car? Not if you’re Frank Mansbach. Six years ago, a motorist struck Frank while he was on a morning bike ride. That crash transformed Frank into a powerful advocate […]

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Nov 20, 2015

  At Bike Law, we’re big fans of cyclocross, and we sponsor a Bike Law CX Team. With the cyclocross season in full swing, we have riders heading to Hendersonville, North Carolina, for a November 28 event. The event, presented by Asheville Cyclocross, is being held at the Oskar Blues REEB Ranch. The Bike Law […]

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Sep 24, 2014

On Monday night I went to listen to Gabe Klein present recommendations for the City of Charleston to help the city move forward with a “New Mobility.” Right away, Klein proclaimed that he is not so much a fan of proposals and studies as he is in “getting things done.” Good. We need some of […]

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Sep 16, 2014

The one career choice I have made that has not raised the question, “Why would you do that?” has been joining the Bike Law Team. For roughly the past five years, I was a prosecutor in Charleston, SC. Prosecution was great. I was assigned a very challenging caseload and fought hard for the victims in […]

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Jun 18, 2014

We hear more and more about those damn cyclists riding two abreast. Not a week goes by that the lawyers of Bike Law don’t get a call from a journalist asking about this controversy. We hear from frustrated drivers, complaining that when they drive behind a group of cyclists, the riders refuse to ride single […]

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May 08, 2014

Recently BikePortland.org wrote a blog posted called 4 things U.S. college towns could teach planners about biking. The post explains how biking is more popular in college towns like Davis, CA, Eugene, OR, and Boulder, CO  because they are designed for it.  And when you have a well designed city that encourages biking and walking, […]

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Feb 07, 2014

Tom Bradford, Executive Director of Charleston Moves, is passionate about urban planning and bicycle advocacy.  Here he shares his recent experience with the improvements for the Rte. 41 Bridge over the Wando River. “The South Carolina Department of Transportation, confronted by a large array of political leaders and public officials, changed the configuration of the […]

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Nov 25, 2013

On November 21st, 2013, the New York Times Travel section featured Charleston (again).  In “36 Hours in Charleston,” cycling is listed as one of the top things to do: “The quickest way to soak up all the city’s marvels is on two wheels. Rent beach cruisers from the Bicycle Shoppe, where you can also pick […]

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