Bicycle Accidents

Manhattan Bicyclists Doored While Cycling

Posted on December 9, 2018 in
More and more people choose bicycles to navigate the streets of Manhattan, as they often times outpace vehicular traffic and provide a great workout at the same time. The introduction of Citi Bikes has also led to more cyclists on New York City’s streets. However, navigating the City’s roadways as a Manhattan cyclist comes with many perils, such as getting “doored” by a vehicle. This involves a person in a vehicle opening their door as the bicyclist slams into it. The person in the vehicle did not bother to...
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Are Electric Bikes Safe?

Posted on November 5, 2018 in
E-Bikes Pedestrian and bicycle accidents can lead to some of the most serious injuries in Manhattan and the surrounding New York City boroughs, and with the onslaught of so called e-bikes, or electric bicycles, new debates have emerged. As anyone who has traveled throughout NYC will tell you, some bicyclists are safer than others. Some ride on the right side of the road and obey traffic signals while others ride down the middle of the road and weave through both stopped and moving traffic. Further still, some bicyclists ride...
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