Bicycle Safety: Responsible Cycling Precautions

The first step in committing to bicycle safety is responsibility. It is pertinent that each cyclist understands the dangers that can occur when riding a bike irresponsibly. The following are the bicycle safety rules and terminology provided by the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT): With these different paths in mind, the most important bicycle safety tool to […]

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What to expect from a bicycle accident lawsuit

n one brief moment, an accident can change a person’s life forever. This is especially true when bicycle riders are involved in a collision with a vehicle. Nearly 25 others are killed. Bicycle riders are so vulnerable, even when wearing helmets, protective gloves and shoes, that their injuries are generally serious. Broken bones are common and […]

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Semi truck accident? 6 steps to take

Each year, nearly half a million truck accidents occur in the United States, with about 5,000 of those accidents resulting in a fatality. In fact, about one in eight fatal traffic accidents these days involve a semi truck. Just recently, a fatal trucking accident occurred in Chicago; a 23-year-old woman’s car collided with a truck […]

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What are a Cyclist’s Traffic Laws While Riding

Cyclists are given the following rights according to Pima Association of Governments: The above laws alone are just a start to riding safely and within the Arizona laws. Although Arizona does not have a helmet law, using a properly fitting helmet can save lives and should be considered. Another cause of many accidents on bicycles involves […]

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Spring Break: Boating and Jet Ski Safety

That first opportunity is right around the corner, with Spring Break looming on the schedule for many schools and universities. Boating and jet skiing is a popular activity for many Spring Breakers–particularly college student and young adults. Unfortunately, with boating always comes the risk of preventable accidents and injuries. Every year people throughout the state […]

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Setting a Good Example: Wear a Helmet when Biking with Children

Children are very susceptible to their surroundings and pick up on more things in a day than the average adult notices. In order to keep everyone safe, wear a helmet that fits properly when biking with children and ensure that they are wearing one as well. A helmet will make any crash or accident much […]

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