DC Considers Legislation for Bicycle Safety

The District of Columbia is considering proposals to increase the safety of bicyclists. Legislation has been introduced to assess point on a motorist’s driving record for bicycle-related traffic infractions while also making it easier for bicyclists to move through intersections. The legislation recognizes the growing ridership by bikers, and the increased number of collisions between cars, trucks, and bikes. Bicycle crashes have increased and the safety of bikers has become a concern of many people. The DC government is also considering proposals to improve the safety of pedestrians. See http://wapo.st/108Licr

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