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Bike Accidents Caused by Motor Vehicles

Bicycling is a healthful, inherently safe activity for tens of millions of people. However, with more than 700 bicycle accident fatalities annually, there is an obvious risk to bike riding. The number of estimated bicyclist injuries climbed to 50,000 in 2014, up from 48,000 in 2013. The six most frequent sources of bike injuries are, […]

Don’t Cut Corners! Left-Hand Turns Are Dangerous

A study by the NYC DOT found left-hand turns can be significantly more dangerous than right hand turns. This puts runners, bikers, and walking pedestrians at a higher risk of being hit when drivers cut corners. The DOT report finds that pedestrians and bikers are killed or severely injured by left- turning vehicles at three […]

Double Traffic Car Crashes

Two traffic car crashes occurred Wednesday morning. A deadly motorcycle accident shut down the north tube of the Lincoln Tunnel. The tunnel was closed for four hours after the crash that killed a 23-year-old woman driving her car on the back of a motorcycle and injured the 35-year-old driving the bike. Meanwhile, on a Long […]

Bicycle Accident in Brooklyn

Sunday night around 8:45pm in Brooklyn, 17-year-old Sean Ryan was struck and killed on his bike by a drunk driver. Ryan was unconscious and unresponsive when the police found him and he was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver has been charged with vehicular manslaughter and driving while intoxicated. Bicyclists face a higher risk […]

New Cabbie Safety Regulations

The Taxi and Limousine Commission has announced plans to limit the amount of hours on the road, per day and per week. as of now drivers are able to push themselves as long as they are able to take breaks for a few minutes. These new regulations would now limit a driver to 12 hours […]

Citi Bike: ZERO Fatalities in Over 3 Years

Citi Bikes, the bike sharing program found throughout the city has not recorded a single fatality of a rider in over 3 years. This bike sharing program might actually be safer than regular bicycles. These recognizable bikes, with the bright blue frame and unmistakable front baskets were designed to be heavier and therefore move slower […]

As the number of cyclists have risen, so have the injuries

As the number of bicycle riders has increased, so has the number of accidents which involve bicycles as well as other motorists. According to an article in the New York Times, from 1998 to 2013, the number of injuries that have been reported by cyclists have risen almost 30% and hospitalizations due to bicycle accidents […]

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