Bicycling is a popular and eco-friendly mode of transportation in Los Angeles and nationwide. Unfortunately, the popularity of cycling means that even more people are at risk of being injured in a bike accident. Legislators have taken notice and are coming up with creative ways to ensure that cycling is safe and enjoyable for everyone.
Are painted bicycle lanes enough to keep bicyclists safe? No, according to a new study. In fact, painted bike lanes might actually make roads more dangerous for bike riders. Why? Drivers may have a false sense of security when they see painted bike lanes. They may mistakenly believe that the painted line somehow protects the
For nearly a decade, the number of bicycle accident deaths declined. However, recent studies show that bicycle accident deaths are increasing. In fact, fatal bike accidents are outpacing all other traffic-related deaths. In other words, it’s a dangerous time to ride a bike in the United States. Statistics reported by the Governor’s Highway Safety Association