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Legal Concerns Impacting North Carolina Bicycle Riders

Bike riding is one of the most popular outdoor sports and activities in America. However, because bicyclists often share public roadways with other vehicles, it is important that all bicyclists are aware of the dangers and legal concerns affecting them. First, bicyclists should understand that bikes are governed by the same rules of the road… Read More »

Intersections and Bicyclists: Understand the Risk

Bicycling is a healthy and environmentally conscious way to travel. For commuters who have traded their cars in for bikes, they often cite cost saving and exercise as excellent benefits of biking. However, it is not without its risks. When bicycles share the road with other vehicles like cars and trucks, cyclists are at risk… Read More »

More Bike Lanes on the Way for Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh, North Carolina, officials recently announced that they have plans to allocate more space on their roads for bike lanes in the coming year. The announcement comes on the heels of a year in which there were a staggering 98 car-bicycle crashes on the city’s roads and highways. The bike lanes will be added to… Read More »

North Carolina Ranks 8th for Deadly Bicycle Accidents

According to a recent report released by Governing magazine, the risks that bicyclists face on the road might be a little higher in North Carolina than many other states. The state was ranked as the eighth most deadly state for bicyclists in the United States based on data collected from 2008-2012.  The state averages approximately… Read More »

Two North Carolina Bicyclists Killed In Hit-and-Run Accident

Nearly a year has passed since two bicyclists were killed outside of Chapel Hill, and police are still seeking information. On September 13, 2013, late in the evening, a 41-year-old man and a 40-year-old woman were riding southbound on US 15-501 when a motorist hit them from behind. Both bicyclists were thrown from their bike… Read More »

Ghost Bikes Appear as a Memorial to Those Killed in Bicycle Accidents

Posted on Aug 13, 2012 2:35pm PDT Accidents and deaths for those who ride bicycles are on the rise; all over the country, people are being killed. Young and old victims have lost their lives after being hit by oncoming traffic, or being side swiped by cars as they are on the road. In North… Read More »

Truck Driver Charged With Misdemeanor Death by Vehicle

Posted on Jul 12, 2012 8:00am PDT Thursday July 5 a North Carolina truck driver, Clifton Paul Ellis, was charged with a misdemeanor death by vehicle after killing a 49-year-old bicycle rider on the road. Steve Laverne Jordan was a director of mental health in NC and was hit by the large unloaded truck who… Read More »

Man that Killed Two Bikers during Accident to Stand Trial

Posted on Apr 4, 2012 1:00pm PDT A man that killed two bicyclists last year stands trial this month. He faces several years behind bars if he is found guilty of the charges filed against him. T.G. has been accused of second-degree murder for causing the car accident that took the two victims’ lives. News… Read More »

Drunk Driver Leaves Bicyclist in Critical Condition

Posted on Mar 20, 2012 8:00am PDT A drunk driver left a bicyclist in critical condition in the state of North Carolina. Police have since arrested the driver but it is uncertain whether the bicyclist will recover from his extensive injuries. The victim, 30-year-old J.D.P., was riding his bicycle with a friend last week in… Read More »

Bicycle Accident Rates Still High in North Carolina

Posted on Nov 1, 2011 2:05pm PDT A University in North Carolina has been praised for its strong support of bicycling and other alternative means of transportation over car travel. The school has been named a bicycle friendly university at the bronze level by a leading bicycle league and is respected nationally for its support… Read More »

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