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Archive: Bike Law DC

Timmy Finch Apr 05, 2019

DISTRICT of COLUMBIA BICYCLE LAWS It’s important to know your legal rights (and duties) when bicycling in Washington, D.C. It is especially important after a bicycle accident (we call them bicycle “crashes” and explain why here). For any questions about the D.C.’s bike laws, or about your rights to the road, contact attorney Timmy Finch […]

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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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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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DC Contributory Negligence
Timmy Finch Jun 28, 2016

Today, DC votes on whether to end “contributory negligence” for cyclists and pedestrians.

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