Bicycle Accident

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Who Is At Fault in a Bicycle Accident?

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Cycling is a favorite pastime in Colorado, where warm sunny days and gorgeous trails provide the perfect backdrop for outdoor fitness. Unfortunately, the more cyclists there are, the more likely an accident is bound to occur. The most common types of cycling accidents involve collisions with motor vehicles. Fortunately, fatalities from bike crashes involving cars are relatively rare. However, serious injuries as a result of these accidents are quite common. In 2019, the Consumer Product Safety Commission reported over 415,000 visits to the Emergency Room as a result of bicycle accident-related injuries.  Is a Cyclist Ever at Fault in an Accident? You may...

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Bicycle Laws to Know in Colorado

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Colorado is ranked as one of the top states for cyclists due to its beautiful scenery and abundance of trails. Unfortunately, bicycle accidents and even deaths do occur. Thoroughly understanding Colorado's cycling laws can keep you safe and reduce your liability in the event of an accident. The following are some of the most important bicycle laws to know in Colorado. Where Are You Allowed to Ride a Bike in Colorado? Official Colorado Bicycle Laws state that a cyclist may ride on all public streets and roads, but not the highway. Trails are generally acceptable for all cyclists, provided there is not a...

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What To Do If You Are In a Bicycle Accident

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Cycling Accidents in Colorado Cycling is a common pastime in Colorado. It is a great way to stay fit while enjoying our beautiful natural scenery. Unfortunately, biking accidents are on the rise in Colorado. The number of cycling fatalities has significantly increased since 2002, and even the most experienced cyclists are at risk of injury when sharing the road with vehicles. Former Olympic cyclist Dale Stetina, for example, was critically injured in 2013 when trying to avoid a car in Boulder. If you have been injured in a bicycle accident, you may be wondering what to do next. Get to Safety If possible, move...

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