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Archive: Bike Law South Carolina

Peter Wilborn Apr 26, 2019

Group Rides? Me: I can think of no better way to spend a Saturday morning. Also me: I can think of no worse way to spend a Saturday morning. My lament on the subject, The Lost Art of the Group Ride, was published in September 1, 2011, and has been read hundreds of thousands of […]

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Bike Lawyer Rides South Carolina
Timmy Finch Apr 23, 2019

On Saturday April 20, 2019, four of my friends (Nick D’Allesandro, Myles Lietzke, Bo Keller and Jason Layne) and I rode, essentially, across the state of South Carolina. This is not my first time riding across the state (as a bike accident attorney at Bike Law, I did so as part of the Palmetto Cycling […]

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Peter Wilborn Apr 05, 2019

SOUTH CAROLINA BICYCLE LAWS It’s important to know your legal rights (and duties) when bicycling in South Carolina. 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 attorneys Peter Wilborn and […]

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Bike Advocacy Equity
Bike Law Aug 15, 2017

Amy Johnson Ely weighs in on her experience in bike advocacy, equity and how the entire movement is redefining itself.

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Ben Burnett Hit and Run Bicycle Accident
Arleigh Jenkins 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
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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DOT truck crashed into house.
Amy Johnson Ely 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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Mike Dayton 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
Mike Dayton 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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Mike Dayton 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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Timmy Finch 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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Bike Law 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. The prosecution was great. I was assigned a very challenging caseload and fought hard for the victims […]

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