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Effort to Reduce Bike Accidents: New Brooklyn Bicycle Lanes

By David J. Hernandez |

New bicycle lanes are being constructed for the city of Brooklyn. There are plans to develop 10 miles of new bike lanes for the city of Brooklyn in 2020, with more to come. We wholly applaud this move. As we have written about repeatedly in this blog for over a year, bicycle injuries and… Read More »

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Bicyclist Killed in Brooklyn

By David J. Hernandez |

If you are a bicyclist who rides the streets of Brooklyn or NYC, then you surely know how dangerous it can be. From being cut-off by vehicles to poorly maintained roads, your commute or enjoyable ride can turn into a whole different situation. Recently a man was killed while cycling in Brooklyn. He was… Read More »

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Bus Driver Who Killed NYC Citi Bike Cyclist in Manhattan Gets 30 Days

By David J. Hernandez |

Bicycling is an important mode of transportation in Brooklyn as well as in Manhattan, but it can be filled with risks. The death of a man cycling to work in 2017 is in the news once again as the bus driver charged with the accident receives the maximum sentence that a Manhattan judge could give… Read More »

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Bicycle Safety Tips

By David J. Hernandez |

With the arrival of spring, it’s time to dust off your bicycle and enjoy the warmer weather. However, bicyclists must exercise common sense when on their bikes, otherwise they could suffer a serious injury in a collision with a much larger vehicle. Follow these tips so that your next bicycling trip is a safe… Read More »

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NYC DOT Launches Reckless Driving Ad Campaign

By David J. Hernandez |

Reckless driving is a serious problem in New York, tragically taking the lives of countless pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists. According to the New York City Department of Transportation, reckless driving accounts for 40 percent of all fatalities in NYC car crashes. Drivers who operate their vehicle negligently or carelessly by speeding, failing to yield… Read More »

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Statistics Show Accident Dangers to New York City Pedestrians, Bicyclists

By David J. Hernandez |

Pedestrian accidents are and bicycle accidents are a major problem in New York City. Preliminary statistics show that last year 155 pedestrians and cyclists were killed in traffic accidents and more than 15,000 sustained injuries. Many of these injuries and deaths occurred in Brooklyn. According to the state Department of Motor Vehicles, there were… Read More »

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Brooklyn Man Becomes City’s Tenth Bicycle Fatality

By David J. Hernandez |

Earlier this month, New York City experienced its tenth fatal bicycle accident. The 24-year-old Brooklyn man died after he ran a red light and was struck by an SUV. According to Transportation Alternatives, the number of fatal bicycle-accidents appears to be on the decline in New York City. Last year, 18 bicyclists were killed… Read More »

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