bicyclist death prompts calls for harsher penalties against drivers

This blog has written previously about pedestrian and bicycle accidents and the types of injuries that can occur when a person is struck by a truck or a car. A recent bicycle accident in Charlestown, MA that killed a Swampscott man has renewed calls from bicycle activist for increased punishments for drivers who are involved […]

Car Accidents, injury, Motorcycle Accidents, pedestrian accidents, Personal Injury, Trucking Accidents, wrongful death

Bicycle safety

As Spring approaches, many can’t ¬†wait to get on their bicycles and enjoy the outdoors. With the increase in bicycle use, there is also an increase in bicycle accidents and injuries. The National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration (NHTSA) has put together this “Bicycle Safety Activity Kit“, and its Spanish counterpart: “Seguridad en Bicicletas“, to […]

Car Accidents, injury, pedestrian accidents, Personal Injury

Bicycle accidents and safety

As Spring weather brings more bicyclists onto the roads, it is important to understand the dangers posed to bicyclists. As a participant of the Pan Massachusetts Challenge, which is the largest cancer fundraising event in the country, I find these figures to be pretty eye-opening. In 2011, 677 bicyclists were killed and an additional 48,000 […]

Car Accidents, pedestrian accidents, Personal Injury, wrongful death