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Law Protects New York Bicyclists from Passing Motor Vehicles

But does anyone beside cyclists really know about it? Beginning on November 1, 2010, bicyclists throughout New York could breathe a little easier when cycling down the state’s roadways. In August 2010, then Gov. David Paterson signed into law a … Continue reading

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The “I Didn’t See the Cyclist” Defense | Road Rights | Bicycling.com

The “Ignorance is Bliss” Defense By Bob Mionske “I didn’t see the cyclist.” It’s the most common explanation motorists offer after hitting a rider. Even though the cyclist was wearing high-visibility clothing. Or was well-lit. Or was riding in broad … Continue reading

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Riding a Bike While Under the Influence

States and courts are split on the subject of drunk biking. Some people automatically doubt the amount of harm a bicyclist can cause to others, considering the nature of a bicycle. However, some states and their laws acknowledge that, even … Continue reading

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