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Bicycle Safety and Accident Claims in California
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Every lane is a bike lane

Every lane is a bike lane | Bicycle Safety and Accident Claims in California | Scoop.it
  In the spirit of sharing the road, Metro launched the "Every lane is a bike lane" campaign in late March to increase motorists’ awareness of cyclists’ rights to the road. Not everyone—both m...
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Great to see the "Every lane is a bike lane" campaign going in full force here in Los Angeles.  As an L.A. bike lawyer, I find that one of the main causes of bicycle accidents is a failure to share the road between bike riders and motor vehicle operators. 

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“Think of bicycles as rideable art that can just...

“Think of bicycles as rideable art that can just... | Bicycle Safety and Accident Claims in California | Scoop.it
“Think of bicycles as rideable art that can just about save the world” -Grant Petersen (Photo: “Think of bicycles as rideable art that can just about save the world” -Grant Petersen http://t.co/IeowL6s2BV)...
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Bike art from California bike attorney, Steven Sweat.

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California Vehicle Code Section 21650.1: Bicycle Operated on Roadway or Highway Shoulder

California Vehicle Code Section 21650.1: Bicycle Operated on Roadway or Highway Shoulder | Bicycle Safety and Accident Claims in California | Scoop.it
Vehicle Code (RT @CA_DMV: CA law requires bicycles operated on a roadway or highway to travel in the same direction as vehicles.
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If you are going to ride a bike in California, it is important to know the rules of the road.  One of those rules is that a bike must travel in the same direction as other vehicles.  As a Los Angeles bike accident lawyer, I have seen many instances of cycle wrecks due to riding the wrong way against traffic.  

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