Bicycle Accident

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The weather in Michigan has finally warmed up. For mountain bikers, that’s an invitation to go off-road. But if you are going to hit the trails this spring, make sure to bring safety with you. The spring warm up was late this year in Michigan. And that’s left many Mountain…

Bike helmets are key to reducing injury in bicycle accidents. But a new study suggests that poor and minority children are less likely to use helmets and more likely to go to the hospital with head injuries. That could make bike helmets, or the lack thereof, a sign of inequality….

A local bicyclist was killed when crossing Auburn Road near Pontiac, Michigan. The tragic accident is a cautionary tale for safe driving, especially at night. The 71 year old Pontiac resident was hit as he crossed Auburn Road near South Jessie Street in Pontiac. The accident happened on December 8, 2014 at…

After five years of effort, the family of Nathan Bower has convinced lawmakers to add bike and motorcycle safety instruction to the state’s driver’s ed requirements. The classroom instruction will teach new drivers and how to share the road with bikers and cyclists and prevent bike accidents. Five years ago, Nathan…

Daylight savings time ends November 2, and that will leave bicycle commuters riding bikes at night, some for the first time. Prepare yourself by arming your bike, and yourself, with the right lights and reflectors, making you impossible to miss. Your bike probably didn’t come with head lights. Instead, most…