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May 21, 2014by AndyA terrible string of fatal bike crashes in the Tampa area in late 2011 and early 2012 left the local bike community reeling. As they shared each awful tragedy with us, we too felt frustrated and powerless. We also realized how little we really knew about the circumstances of serious crashes between bikes and cars, and how woefully inadequate (and late) the available data was at the national...
May 2, 2014by KenSome automakers predict automated cars will be publicly available as early as 2017. As advanced vehicle technologies take over the driving of cars, what does this technological shift means for bicyclists, pedestrians, and others who share the road with those cars? A new bill in Congress, supported by the League, could ensure that consumer are better informed.
December 16, 2013by KenIt’s been a little less than a year since Bike Law University was launched last January. In that time the series has covered 10 categories of law that may affect cyclists and motorists as they share the road. To cap off the year we are updating the sections on Safe Passing laws, Share the Road license plates, Bicycling Under the Influence, Mandatory Helmet laws, and Where to Ride laws.