Idaho Bicycle Accident Lawyers

With incredible vistas and miles of little traveled roadways, Idaho offers cyclists great opportunities to spend saddle time. While state lawmakers are not sensitive to the concept of sharing the road, many citizens are and Idaho does boast the only cyclists can treat a stop sign as a yield sign law in the nation.

Representation in Idaho bicycle crash cases

Kurt Holzer was the 2011 Idaho Trial Lawyer of the Year and is a past President of the Idaho Trial Lawyers Association.  As trial counsel, Kurt has obtained several jury verdicts in excess of a million dollars. A 1992 graduate of the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah, Kurt was a William H. Leary Scholar and Executive Editor of the Utah Law Review. He clerked for the Honorable Judith M. Billings, Presiding Judge of the Utah Court of Appeals. He has litigated class action, dram shop, premises liability, products liability, insurance bad faith, Fair Labor Standards Act as well as many automobile cases.

Report Your Idaho Bike Crash

It only takes a minute to fill out our Bicycle Crash Report Form.

If you would like to discuss your case with an Idaho bicycle accident attorney, Kurt welcomes your email or call for a free consultation. He can be reached at [email protected] and 208-386-9119.

Years of Representing Idaho Bicyclists

Kurt has represented dozens of cyclist for a variety of collision and product liability claims.  He is an avid bicycle racer, cyclo-tourist, event promoter and Bike race announcer.  He is also a two-time Idaho State Criterium Champion . He currently runs the St. Luke’s Sports Medicine Cycling Race Team. He is also the general manager of USA Cycling’s affiliate the Southwest Idaho Cycling Association.  He serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Idaho’s largest cycling organization SLSM/Lost River Cycling.  He has also been a member of the League of American Bicyclists.   He was a coordinator of citizen efforts to defend and maintain  the “Idaho Stop Law” against special interest efforts to eliminate it at the Idaho State House.   He has also been involved in a number of efforts to get 3-Feet to Pass through the Idaho Legislature and served as an advisor to The Mayor’s office in the adoption of Boise City’s cyclist friendly bike ordinances.

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Idaho Bicycle Accident Lawyers Blog Posts

Rick Bernardi Sep 13, 2019

Stop as Yield. It was the legislative Holy Grail for Oregon cyclists. Idaho had pioneered the Stop As Yield concept—allowing cyclists to treat a stop sign as if it’s a yield sign—in 1982, and for decades, Idaho remained the only state where Stop as Yield was legal for cyclists, despite the actual practice being widespread, […]

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Bike accident scene
Rick Bernardi Jul 12, 2019

The big bike news out of the Oregon legislature this year was the passage of a Stop as Yield law. This was an enormous legislative victory for Oregon cyclists, the culmination of over a decade of advocacy. But it wasn’t the only legislative victory for Oregon cyclists this legislative session. A less glamorous but equally […]

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Stop as Yield for Cyclists
Rick Bernardi Jul 09, 2019

The Oregon Legislature made national news this past week, for all the wrong reasons. The State Senate, with a super-majority of Democrats in control, had been working on climate legislation which would have Oregon join a cap-and-trade market with California and Quebec. Unable to stop the legislation, Republican Senators fled the state en masse, preventing […]

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