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Arleigh Jenkins - Bike Law Director
Peter Wilborn Jan 02, 2017

Bike Law is thrilled to announce the successful recruitment of Arleigh Jenkins as our Director.

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Katie Zimmerman
Peter Wilborn 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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Bike Law Bicycle Accident Lawyers are Hiring
Peter Wilborn Dec 05, 2016

1/2/16: THE POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED.  ANNOUNCEMENT TO COME. *** We are looking for a Directeur Sportif, Administratif, et de Creation.  A Guy/Gal Friday.  A no-job-too-small-or-too-big Lieutenant. Bike Law is a network of bicycle lawyers across the country (bikelaw.com).  Our affiliated lawyers are a great crew of hard-working and successful attorneys, dedicated bike advocates, and […]

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Peter Wilborn Nov 18, 2016

In the summer of 2014 Matthew Brenner was struck and killed by a motorist on Sands Street underneath the Manhattan Bridge in Brooklyn. From the moment of the crash there was more questions than answers. At the scene of the crash, the driver was not arrested or even issued a summons under NYC’s Right of Way […]

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Bike Law Kit
Peter Wilborn Sep 20, 2016

It’s new Kit Day at Bike Law HQ!  The one and only Joni Taylor from Texmarket has come through yet again on version 4.0. At this point in our jersey game, the new improvements are tiny, because our 3.0 was pretty darn good. But this is our best yet. The fabrics, the cut, the details, […]

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Motor Vehicle Collision Recovery Act of 2015
Peter Wilborn Jul 12, 2016

July 12, 2016 @ 1 p.m: Washington, D.C. just took a very big step forward in protecting the rights of vulnerable road users.   Bike Law’s Timmy Finch was there. Today, Council approved the first reading of the Motor Vehicle Collision Recovery Act of 2016. [Read more about the bill and its postponement last month.] […]

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Pat Brown Influential Lawyer
Peter Wilborn Jun 02, 2016

Patrick Brown of Bike Law Canada has been nominated for Canadian Lawyer Magazine’s 25 Most Influential! We would not only like to congratulate Pat, but ask that you take the time to vote for him due to his efforts advocating for cyclists. Pat is a proud founding member and past director of Cycle Toronto (formerly Toronto Cyclist Union) […]

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Peter Wilborn May 15, 2016

Here’s a video of an off-duty Charleston police officer confronting a cyclist (who had been cycling against traffic on a one-way street), preventing him from leaving, and getting physical and ultimately schooled.  The officer is currently on administrative leave pending investigation. There’s a lot to discuss. We often get complaints from cyclists harassed by police […]

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Peter Wilborn May 05, 2016

Despite a visionary mayor for decades and a promising new one for months, and despite great weather, an urban core, and flat topography, Charleston is a horrible, unsafe place to ride a bike.  Our city leaders — so good on many issues — have completely failed to plan for transportation. But more and more of […]

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Peter Wilborn Apr 26, 2016

At Bike Law, we know too well that drivers are often not seriously charged for injuring cyclists in crashes. But in more and more of our cases, they are.  Here’s a recent example from North Carolina in which the police correctly upped the charges from misdemeanor to felony.  Thanks to the growing number of police […]

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Peter Wilborn Feb 26, 2016

The crash that sent our webmaster and blogger Mike Dayton to the ICU (still in critical condition) and that injured three others has garnered much attention around the country.  We have reported on his condition, and the weak charges filed against the reckless driver. Thanks to so many for your kind words and thoughts to […]

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Peter Wilborn Sep 06, 2015

Our kick-off party was Friday, September 4th in Charlotte.  Who knew that the Queen City was one of the coolest bike-to-breweries city in the nation?!  Well, the locals know it very well. We arrived in the Sprinter at Triple C Brewing right on time, greeted by a pumped up mob of bike folks, ready for […]

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