What You Need to Know About Bicycle Accidents

Bicycles are a good way to get around in places like Manhattan. Riders get a nice bit of exercise as they go to and from their destinations. Additionally, bicycles are easy to operate, basically free to maintain, and easy to park. Unfortunately, bicycles are also very dangerous, especially in busy areas like Manhattan. Bicyclist and…

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Avoiding a NYC Bicycle Crash

If you are involved in a bicycle accident in NYC, the results can be devastating and you may suffer severe injuries that require you to retain an NYC Bicycle Accident Lawyer. So let’s look at ways to avoid an NYC bicycle accident all together and address some questions that may be on the minds of…

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The Dangers of Skitching in NYC

What is Skitching? Skitching is the dangerous practice of hitching a ride by holding onto a bus, car, truck or taxicab while rollerblading, bicycling or skateboarding. Skitching is also sometimes referred to as bumper jumping, bumper hitching or jogging. Regardless of what you call it, the practice can lead to taxi accidents, bicycle accidents and…

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Avoiding the “Right Hook” as a NYC Bicyclist

“Right Hook” Bicycle Accidents in NYC Before discussing how to avoid a right hook bike collision, defining what it means is the better place to start. An NYC bicyclist is right-hooked when he is struck by an automobile at an intersection and the car turns right, striking the bicyclist who is properly riding to the…

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NYC Bicyclists Doored While Cycling

More and more people choose bicycles to navigate the streets of Manhattan, as they oftentimes 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…

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Are NYC Electric Bikes Safe?

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…

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