February 28, 2014
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You Can Help Fight Distracted Driving

Distracted driving crashes kill over 3,300 Americans each year. Every one of these deaths is totally unnecessary and totally preventable. Cyclists and pedestrians are particularly vulnerable to distracted drivers. A...

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December 27, 2013
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Crash Text Dummies

More about bike safety and dealing with texting behind the wheel: In the November 2013 issue of "Scientific American" David Pogue, who writes the 'TechnoFiles' column, discusses the latest research...

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November 21, 2013
Bike Sharing Programs

The Economist is probably my favorite general interest, non-enthusiast magazine.  Edited in the UK, it’s been in business over 100 years and while it has a unique British perspective it...

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November 12, 2013
Bicycle Safety: Hand Signals

Since we don’t have turn signals or brake lights on bikes, at least not yet, a few simple hand signals can alert drivers to your intentions. It’s important to signal...

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October 27, 2013
Texting to Someone Who is Driving May Cost You

Here's one example of why texting while driving is a threat to bike safety. In an incident in New Jersey in 2009 a teenage boy hit and very seriously injured...

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July 23, 2013
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Look Out For New Mothers, and Everyone Else

A new study conducted by American Baby and Safe Kids Worldwide, and reported by the Car Connection, indicates that new mothers are among the most distracted drivers on the road....

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June 8, 2013
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I Didn’t See Her, I Was Blinded by the Sun. Anyway, It Was Only A Cyclist

Last April (2012) Katherine Shubert, 38 was riding her bicycle on country roads in Summerfield, NC when she was struck from behind and killed by an SUV driven by Kimberly...

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