Search Results for: Cyclist tips from a car driver

Bike vs car: The rest of the story

By now you all have seen this story of an off-the-rails cyclist in Mill Valley, California who beat an innocent motorist and sent him to the hospital in what the San Francisco Chronicle calls a road rage attack. This “man bites dog” story of a cyclist who sends a motorist to the hospital is compelling read more »

Where are these ‘legal’ drivers, anyway?

Happy Distracted Driving Awareness Month, everybody. Here’s an Internet trope that frequently pops up whenever bicycles are mentioned in the news. Stop me if you’ve heard this one before.

Santa Cruz hit / run car found

The California Highway Patrol has found the vehicle involved in last Wednesday hit and run that killed cyclist Zachary Parke on Empire Grade Road near the UC Santa Cruz campus.

California traffic tickets while cycling: Points on your license?

FAQ: I was cited for [ running a “dead” red light / CVC 21202 violation / impeding traffic ] while riding my bicycle. Will I get points against my drivers license? Will my car insurance rates go up?

Tuesday Bike News:

Good morning from California. Carlton Reid reminds us that it’s our own stupid fault the motor car became so popular. We cyclists insisted on hard surface roads. We wanted road rules to keep pedestrians out of the way. Because cycling as a hobby belonged mostly to deranged, sport-minded young men with a bent for innovation, read more »

San Jose bike train ride report

A group of five avid bike commuters had a great time launching San Jose Bike Train this morning.