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According to the California Bicycle Coalition, California is ranked as the fourth most bicycle-friendly state by the League of American Bicyclists 2022 Report. However, bicycle accidents still happen all too frequently. To prevent injuries, here are some California laws all bikers should know:
Summer is in full swing! As you enjoy increased outdoor activities and warmer weather, keep in mind the top five most common causes of summertime injuries:
This Saturday, April 22nd is Earth Day and marks a global celebration to raise environmental awareness. No matter how you choose to participate, stay safe and follow some of these tips:
🌎 Wear protective gloves and shoes when performing cleanup
🌎 Beware of dangerous litter – broken glass, used needles and other biohazards
🌎 Have a full understanding of the work you are volunteering to perform
🌎 Communicate with the organization if you have any limitations, allergies or safety concerns
E-bike accidents continue to rise in all cities throughout Orange County, according to current hospital records. Excessive speed and unsafe riding are the primary causes of these accidents. Minors are riding e-bikes without knowing the rules of the road. Here are some basic reminders to keep you safe:
🚲 Ride your e-bike in the same direction as traffic
🚲 Wear a helmet
🚲 Passengers must be in a designated seat, do not share seats
🚲 Watch your speed, e-bikes go much faster than regular bikes and can cause significant injuries
Learn more at www.allenflatt.com/bicycle-accidents.
With a fresh year now in full motion, if you’re like most of us, you’ve made several new year resolutions you whole-heartedly planned and expect to keep. From increased fitness programs and debt resolution—to more time spent with family and frequent vacations—the list can be endless. But some of the smartest and most important resolutions—that could actually extend your life—are about being safer on the roads.
As personal injury attorneys Allen Flatt Ballidis & Leslie, we see first-hand the life-changing devastation car accidents can cause. So our attorneys at have put together a list of eight, new year driving resolutions we hope you find thought-provoking.
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