As part of the Vision Zero program, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) reviewed five of some of the most dangerous intersections in D.C. These five intersections, which are known for the particularly high number of car and bicycle accidents that occur at them, have had three deaths and 12 serious injuries...Read More
What Proposal is D.C. Council Considering to Help Pedestrians and Cyclists After a Vehicle Collision?
When a pedestrian or cyclist is hit by a vehicle, the only way that pedestrian or cyclist can collect damages is if the incident was found to be 100 percent the car driver’s fault. If the pedestrian or cyclist is found even 1 percent at fault, they receive nothing to cover medical expenses or...Read More
Maryland Bicycle Accident Kills Former Navy SEAL
NBC Washington reported recently that a former Navy SEAL, now retired, and Gulf War veteran was killed while he was riding his bike along Massachusetts Avenue in Bethesda on August 28. According to the news outlet, the 64-year-old victim was riding on Massachusetts Avenue near Osceola Road at around 6:15 a.m., when a Chevrolet Malibu...Read More
Bicycle Accidents Have Long-Term Affects on Victims
The Baltimore Sun recently had a great report about the long-term effects many victims of bicycle accidents face as they recover from injuries. The story focused on John Hill, who suffered serious injuries when he was hit by a car as he was riding his bicycle along Route 155, near Havre de Grace, more than...Read More