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New York City Bike Accidents Blog

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Last Updated: 08-02-2022
Bike Accidents 5 Ways to Prevent a Bicycle Accident 

They say that prevention is the best medicine. That statement rings true in many situations, including with regard to bicycle accidents. The jam-packed streets of New York can be hazardous to bicycle riders, meaning riders need to take extra precautions to keep themselves safe. In 2019, five New York boroughs recorded 18,510 crashes involving cyclists, with 16 […]

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Bike Accidents Bicyclists Forced to Navigate Snow-Covered Bike Lanes After Storm

The New York City Sanitation Commissioner apologized Monday for not having the equipment and resources necessary to quickly and efficiently remove snow from the city’s bike lanes. In a Streetsblog article, Sanitation Commissioner Edward Grayson admitted that while his department cleared snow from streets, it did not do the same for bike lanes and sidewalks. […]

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Bike Accidents Tesla Driver Hits and Injures Cyclist, Police Do Nothing

On Thursday morning, a New York City bicyclist was hit and seriously injured by the driver of a Tesla on Second Avenue, according to Streetsblog. A Streetsblog reporter witnessed the crash and the subsequent police response and recorded what he saw in his article. First responders transported the injured cyclist to a nearby hospital while […]

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Bike Accidents Bicycle Helmet Laws in New York

Riding a bicycle in the city is one of the best ways to get around. It’s free, it’s good exercise, and it gives you a close-up look at your surroundings. However, the lack of a protective barrier usually provided by a car necessitates some extra safety precautions. In New York State, everyone under the age […]

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Bike Accidents High Stakes & Tire Spokes: Bike Accidents

by George W. Ilchert Riding on a bike or a motorcycle gives the rider a kind of freedom that you just can’t get while driving: the wind in your hair, the feeling of control, and the thrill of the ride. But all benefits must come a cost, and you are more vulnerable on a bicycle […]

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Ask George, Bike Accidents Bicycles: Rules of the Road

More people are opting for bicycles as the preferred method of city transportation. There has been a significant decrease in the risk of serious injury by commuter cyclists in New York City thanks to the increase of bike lanes in the city, even though the number of cyclists has vastly increased. NY Vehicle and Traffic […]

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Bike Accidents Tips For Winter Commuting on a Bicycle

If you live in New York City, sometimes it makes more sense to commute to work on a bicycle than on public transit. It’s fast, eco-friendly, and gives you a workout. According to nyc.gov, there are about 490,000 cycling trips made every day in the city. But commuting on your bike during the winter can be […]

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Bike Accidents Bicycle Maintenance Tips Every Commuter Needs to Know

If you are one of the 48,800 daily bicycle commuters in New York City, you need to know how to maintain your bike so you can keep riding safely. If there are undetected problems with your brake pads or gears, your risk of getting into an accident increases if these parts malfunction. Take a look at […]

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