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Share the Road Sign
Kurt Holzer Apr 17, 2017

Most road fatalities are preventable. Read our 20 tips on how drivers and bicyclists can share the road safely to prevent road fatalities and injuries.

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What to do if you are in a bike accident
Arleigh Jenkins Apr 11, 2017

You’ve been hit on your bike, now what do you do?
In this article & video, we answer our most commonly asked question, “What to do if I’m in a bike accident?”

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BikeWalk NC Lobby Day - April 5, 2017
Ann Groninger Mar 29, 2017

Join Bike Law North Carolina at the first BikeWalk NC Lobby Day in Raleigh to meet legislators and fellow bicycling advocates on April 5th, 2017.

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Montana Cycling Advocacy
Arleigh Jenkins Mar 28, 2017

The president of USA Cycling, Derek Bouchard-Hall, wrote a public letter addressing Senator Sale’s concerns of “rude” cyclists, and who actually pays for roads.

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2017 Moving People Forward Conference
Arleigh Jenkins Feb 08, 2017

This past Monday I attended the Moving People Forward conference in downtown Denver. The conference was hosted by Bicycle Colorado in lieu of their annual Colorado Bike Summit which has been moved to later in the year. Leaving the conference I had mixed emotions from my attendance. As I boarded the commuter rail back to my […]

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Cyclist Stop Sign
Brian Weiss Jan 30, 2017

Bike Law fully supports the Colorado Safety Stop Law, Senate Bill 93, that was introduced by Senator Andy Kerr to rethink the, “Operation Of Bicycles Approaching Intersections”.

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Michigan Needs Better Cycling Laws
Bryan Waldman Jan 13, 2017

After two years of a dramatic increase of bicyclists killed by car crashes in Michigan, there is a clear connection between these deaths and the lack of laws to protect cyclists.

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DC Motor Vehicle Collision Recovery Act
Arleigh Jenkins Jan 12, 2017

In 2016, the Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA) was a standout group in their unrelenting advocacy work to push forward the Motor Vehicle Collision Recovery Act protecting all vulnerable road users.

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Ellens Law Bike Law Canada
Pat Brown Jan 10, 2017

Update:  ‘Ellen’s law’ gets endorsement from Saint John city council

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Ann Groninger Jun 17, 2016

In light of the Kalamazoo, Michigan tragedy, it’s so easy to focus on what’s wrong with the world. Several similar incidents this year have hit too close to home. Some friends in North Carolina were also run down in group.  As were clients in in North Augusta, SC.  As our community grows, we experience more […]

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Louisiana VRU Law Defeated Today
Charlie Thomas Jun 02, 2016

*** 2d UPDATE, June 5, 2016, noon *** A cyclist emailed Havard to ask him to change his anti-bike position; Havard responded.  His parents not only taught Havard “not to play in the road,” they apparently taught him when you are in a hole, keep on diggin’! We invite you to let him know how […]

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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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