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Archive: Bike Law Maryland

Arthur and Candy Carter
Rachael Maney Apr 06, 2020

[Photo of Arthur and Candy Carter] There is uncontainable outrage when we learn of a catastrophic or fatal crash involving members of our community. One of the reasons is that of all the mortality rates, and especially amongst those involving motor vehicles, cycling and pedestrian fatalities are the only two that continue to increase. The […]

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Carter Wedding
Rachael Maney Mar 13, 2020

The Washington Post, Capital Gazette, and Baltimore Sun (amongst others) don’t tell what we feel are the important parts of the story explaining the catastrophic and fatal crash caused by motorist Carl Leslie Behler (driving a 2015 GMC Yukon XL) when he crossed the double yellow and hit 7 of our dear friends who were […]

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Maryland Bike Advocacy
Rachael Maney Mar 02, 2020

David Whitaker is a musician, retired Land Use and Transportation Planning Consultant, active Bike Advocate, and Kim Lamphier’s biggest supporter. He is also her husband and her best friend. With Kim’s continued and unrelenting encouragement, he is finally preparing for a very special bike ride from their home in Maryland to Key West, Florida. This […]

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Peter Wilborn Apr 05, 2019

MARYLAND BICYCLE LAWS It’s important to know your legal rights (and duties) when bicycling in Maryland. It is especially important after a bicycle accident (we call them bicycle “crashes” and explain why here). For any questions about the State’s bike laws, or about your rights to the road, contact attorney Peter Wilborn directly. Right to […]

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Peter Wilborn May 12, 2014

Excellent article today in the Washington Post about Rosslyn’s “Intersection of Doom.”   It accurately portrays a Kafkaesque situation we deal with at Bike Law on a weekly basis: cyclist hit by a car, transported to the hospital, and presented with a traffic ticket by the police: “Lindsey Kelley says she was biking through the […]

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Peter Wilborn Oct 13, 2011

Like South Carolina and Georgia, Maryland has recently updated its Bicycle Law offering much more legal protection for cyclists. If you have questions, contact Maryland Bike Lawyer Peter Wilborn: [email protected] Read the press coverage here.

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