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Bicycle Commuters Are Six Times Healthier Than Other Commuters

posted by Claude Wyle, on March 29, 2017

Our firm represents many cyclists who have been injured in San Francisco bicycle accidents. So, how can we still encourage commuting by bike? Because, other than bicycle accidents, bicycle commuters have been found to be exponentially healthier than other commuters, and more bicycle riding could help reduce our community‚Äôs health…

San Francisco’s First Elevated Bike Lane

posted by Claude Wyle, on January 7, 2016

San Francisco just took bike safety to new heights, literally. The city’s Municipal Transportation Agency just debuted it’s first ever raised bike path, in an attempt to provide a few blocks of protection in the heart of downtown. The lane stretches along Market Street, from Gough to 12th, and is…

Woman Killed In St. Helena Bicycle Accident

posted by Claude Wyle, on November 15, 2015

A woman was struck and killed in St. Helena this past week, after her bicycle ran into the side of a box truck on Main Street. The woman was vacationing with her husband who she had just recently married.   She entered Main Street from a private driveway, turning left…

Mother Credits Police With Spending Time, and Money, to Help Injured Son

posted by Claude Wyle, on November 8, 2015

As a bicycle accident lawyer, I must report on so many horrible events, in the hope that we may learn from them and improve the safety of our community. This can make my blog more often than not very negative. Well, I am happy to report that out of one…

Tips for Cyclists: How To Avoid Bicycle Accidents

posted by Claude Wyle, on October 25, 2015

If you’ve read my posts about bicycle accidents before, checked out my blog, or even browsed my website, you know that one of my greatest goals is to reduce injuries and fatalities due to bicycle collisions, through making persons and companies and public entities accountable when they needlessly endanger bicycle…

Bikes v. Pedestrians, the Debate, and Your Thoughts?

posted by Claude Wyle, on October 21, 2015

As my clients know, I’m not just a bicycle advocate, and not just a pedestrian advocate, I am a safety advocate. And when we’re navigating the busy (and sometimesdangerous) streets of San Francisco, safety is much more important than whether we are walking, pedaling, or driving. I’m of the opinion…

Manteca Driver Charged in Fatal Car vs. Bike Crash

posted by Claude Wyle, on October 7, 2015

A Manteca woman has been charged in connection with a collision that killed a cyclist, according to an official announcement by the County of Contra Costa District Attorney’s office. The District Attorney’s office charged Ms. Alyssa Densmore, a 26 year old driver from Manteca, with one count of misdemeanor vehicular…

Mill Valley’s Worst Intersections for Bicycle Accidents

posted by Claude Wyle, on June 14, 2012

As an avid cyclist and as a parent residing in Mill Valley, CA, I’m particularly interested in learning the most dangerous intersections in my bicycle-friendly town. Mill Valley is very bicycle-oriented and I like to claim that Mill Valley is the birthplace of mountain biking. Mill Valley residents are, of…

San Francisco Bicycle Messengers

posted by Claude Wyle, on November 7, 2011

I’ve previously written about bicycle safety tips to help my fellow cyclists by promoting what I think are some of the safest cycling habits.  Cycling is supposed to be about fun, healthy exercise and it should also help us to relate well to the environment.   Safe bicycling habits will help…

San Francisco Bike Attorney Notifies of Proposed Golden Gate Bridge 10-mph Speed Limit for Bicycles

posted by Claude Wyle, on April 27, 2011

The Golden Gate Bridge staff wants to impose a 10 mph speed limit on bicyclists – with a $100 fine for violators – following a year-long study by Alta Planning & Design that excluded input from local cycling groups. The speed limit would drop to 5 mph around the blind…

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