Cycling is a staple of New York City, and cities everywhere, for that matter. Cycling is cost-effective, great exercise, and can even be good fun. However, riding a bicycle can also be very dangerous. If you have been injured in a bicycle accident, you are most likely now seeking financial compensation to help cover the [...]
Statistically speaking, commuting by bicycle is a predominantly male activity. In New York City, for example, just a quarter of the bike-share members who specified their gender in June 2019 were female. This was actually a 3-percentage-point increase from four years ago. Unfortunately, as more women take to the roads on two wheels, the number [...]
Whether you enjoy riding your bicycle for fun in the suburbs or use it as your primary means of transportation in the city, bicyclists are everywhere in New York. Bicycles are free to ride, you can enjoy a nice cool breeze, and cycling is a downright healthy activity, so it is no secret why people [...]
Riding a bike is a healthy and convenient way to skirt New York City traffic, but it still poses certain risks. Because of these dangers, which include serious injury and even death, the state of New York has implemented laws to protect cyclists. For example, all bicyclists who are younger than 14 years old [...]
In New York City, many individuals rely on their bicycles to get around. Of course, bicycles in New York City are primarily sharing the roads with cars, trucks, and taxis, which puts the bicyclists at high risk for being hit by a motor vehicle. Bicycle accidents are very serious and often result in fatalities. 94 [...]
As the weather finally warms up after what seems like the longest winter ever, many New Yorkers are hitting the streets on a bicycle to get around. As convenient as bicycles are in New York City, they also pose a significant risk because bicyclists and motor vehicle drivers often share the roads. The risk can [...]
The number of New Yorkers that rely on bicycles to get around the city has been on the rise in recent years as the congested gridlock gets worse. Despite the fact that the number of pedestrian accidents in New York City has decreased over the last year, the number of serious accidents involving bicyclists has [...]
A bicyclist was killed when a sanitation truck struck and killed him in Brooklyn on Saturday. The NYPD responded to a call around 12:30 a.m. of a collision on Franklin and Noble streets in the Greenpoint section of the borough. Police say they found a 27-year-old bicyclist unresponsive on the street with severe trauma all [...]
A cyclist was killed last week in Brooklyn after getting in the middle of a car crash. According to police, the driver of a 2012 Honda Accord was traveling west...
New York City is home to many, many cars, but it is no stranger to bicyclists or pedestrians as well. The excessive traffic and congestion on the busy streets of...