Search Results for: Aggressive drivers and cyclists

California Central Coast, single file riding, and the 3 foot law

Remember way back in 2012 when Governor Jerry Brown vetoed California’s second attempt at a three foot passing law? That version of the bill included a provision allowing passing drivers to cross the double yellow line on substandard lane widths when it’s safe to do so, as demonstrated by the passing Nissan SUV in the read more »

I am not at Interbike and California 3 foot law

My Instagram feed is full of photos from the huge bicycle industry show at Las Vegas. I see a lot of interesting new stuff, but I’m not there. Read below the striped socks dude for bicycle news, both local and far flung.

Four bills that affect California cyclists

Proposed laws include agency immunity from liability on any street with bike lanes; CEQA exemption for bike plans The deadline to submit bills for the 2013 legislative session passed last Friday. Among the 2200 bills submitted by our representatives since the legislative year began, I’ve listed the bills I found that directly affect cyclists in read more »

*CSP for aggressive driving

The Colorado State Patrol has a couple of special cellular phone numbers reserved to report violations of state law. One of them is *CSP (*277) for aggressive driving. Could these cyclists have used this number to report this doofus behind the wheel (a Ford Explorer with Colorado plates 893-EKG) in Longmont, Colorado?

Study claims cyclists at fault in only 10 percent of crashes

I was hoping to put this off until tomorrow, but it’s breaking news right now on the NYT, Freakonomics, and the LCI list. A few days ago, the University of Toronto released an interview on it’s website with Dr. Chris Cavacuiti. Here’s an excerpt: Dr. Chris Cavacuiti of the department of family and community medicine read more »

Google’s bike vision for Silicon Valley

A vision for Silicon Valley as a bicycle Shangri La Nine percent of employees who work at Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California currently bike to work. Google co-founder Sergey Brin has reportedly told shareholders that he is “annoyed” at having to pay $40,000 for each parking space. To that end, his company’s transportation planners read more »