Crossing Concerns: Making Bicyclists Safe On The Roads

By CAMlawBicycle Accidents

As the weather begins to warm up and the sun pokes it’s head out for longer hours of the day, many people will start knocking the rust of the chains and bringing out their bikes again. The warm sun, the nice breeze, and two wheels cutting down the road is a favorite past time for many daily commuters.  However, despite …

Another Bike Brake Recall

It seems like there are many bike components that fail, resulting in a recall. This time, SRAM LLC of Chicago, Illinois is recalling a hydraulic bicycle brake due to crash and injury hazard, according to the Consumer Protection Safety Commission (CPSC). This recall affects over 23,000 bikes sold between May 2013 and December 2013, under various brands such as: ASI: …

2 Mormon Missionaries Killed, Bicycle Accident and Accidental Death

By CAMlawBicycle Accidents

On two consecutive days, two Mormon missionaries have died while on their mission trips. The consecutive deaths happened on Wednesday and Thursday of last week, in Mexico and California. 20 year-old from Idaho, Elder Colt Daniel Kunz had only been in the Mexican Gulf city of Tampico for a month when a freak accident killed him instantly. He was reported …

4 Bicycle Safety Tips

By CAMlawBicycle Accidents

As an avid bike rider of four years, I’ve crashed a couple times. Sometimes a fall is unavoidable, but there are many that can be avoided or made less severe by keeping a few things in mind. Below are some helpful tips on how to safely travel by bicycle. 1. Assume No One Can See You It’s safe to assume …

How to Choose a Bicycle Helmet

By CAMlawBicycle Accidents

If you enjoy riding your bike, don’t forget to wear your helmet. Even though not every state requires it, it’s the best way to protect yourself from serious injuries from a tragic bicycle accident. In 2009, 91 percent of bicyclists killed were not wearing helmets, and helmet use reduces head injury risk by around 85 percent. It’s important not only …

How to Avoid Bike Accidents at Intersections

By CAMlawBicycle Accidents

Riding your bike to work in Dallas is the perfect way to exercise while saving on gas. But even though riding your bicycle is great for you, it can be very dangerous, especially when riding through intersections. Around 45 percent of bike accidents occur at intersections when bikes are hit by cars. To help protect yourself from becoming a victim …

How to Bike Safely in the City

By CAMlawBicycle Accidents

It’s fun to ride your bicycle on winding, empty, country roads. But now many cyclists ride their bikes as they commute around the city, which is very dangerous. According to the Centers for Disease Control, across the U.S. each year more than 500,000 people are treated for bicycling injuries from biking accidents. It’s important to know how to navigate your …

Top 3 Types of Biking Accidents

By CAMlawBicycle Accidents

During picturesque June days, you might love riding your bike around Dallas. But even though you might enjoy cycling during the summer, Dallas bicycle accidents occur often. To protect yourself from getting in a biking accident, here are three common biking accidents and how you can avoid them: The Right Cross Biking Accident: The most common biking accident is when …

How Dangerous Is Cycling Compared to Other Transportation?

By CAMlawBicycle Accidents

Riding a bicycle in Dallas is a great way to get fresh air and exercise. But even though riding a bike is fun, it’s also one of the most dangerous forms of transportation. Every year many are injured or killed in bicycle accidents. These are the annualized injury rates of U.S. transportation: Motorcycle: 10,336 Bicycle: 1,461 Car: 803 Walking: 216 …

Understanding Your Right to File Bicyclist Wrongful Death Claims in Texas

By CAMlawBicycle Accidents

When a collision occurs between a bicycle and another larger vehicle, the consequences are often catastrophic or fatal for the bicyclist. According to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 716 bicyclists were killed in 2008. If your loved one was killed in a bicycle accident due to someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing, you may be able to receive financial …

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