bicycle accidents

Bicyclists More Likely to Suffer Serious Injuries in SUV Car Accidents

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | May 12, 2023

While bicyclists may be at risk of suffering serious personal injuries in any type of car accident, their risk of suffering fatal injuries increases significantly when they are involved in an auto accident with an SUV. Larger  vehicles like SUVs and pickup trucks have recently come under the scanner for the increased risk of serious […]

Are You Aware of this New Bicyclist Safety Law Effective in Georgia?

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | August 5, 2021

Effective on July 1, motorists must adhere to a new law that aims at keeping bicyclists safer and preventing accidents involving these vulnerable road users. If you are a motorist in the metro Atlanta region, you must know of the new 3-feet law that recently went into effect. The law specifically requires motorists to maintain […]

GHSA and Uber Eats Partner to Tackle Bicycle Safety

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | October 30, 2019

The number of bicycle accidents across the country rose by 9 percent between 2008 and 2017, a grim reminder of the growing number of bicyclists on our roads and the risks they face every day. In order to tackle the growing threat to bicyclist safety, the Governors’ Highway Safety Association has joined hands with Uber […]

Bike Lanes – Not As Safe As You Think

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | September 13, 2019

Cities throughout the U.S., and over the globe, are increasingly encouraging alternative forms of transportation to ease traffic and improve air quality.  In response, bicycling as a means of transportation has gained popularity in many urban areas.  And with the increase of cyclists on the road, city planners and governments have been working to improve […]

Pedestrian and Bicyclist Accident Fatalities Increased in 2018

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | July 1, 2019

Summer is here which means more people are out walking or riding their bikes.  This also means that there more pedestrians and bicyclist are at risk of being struck by a motorist while enjoying their activity.  Preliminary data shows that pedestrian and bicyclist accident deaths increased last year, even though there was a slight drop […]