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  • What Type Of Accident Is Most Common In Las Vegas?

    November 15, 2014

    Human beings seem to be quite accident-prone. We slip and fall, trip, get into car accidents, ingest poisons and hurt ourselves in numerous ways with surprising frequency. However, when someone is hurt in an accident, it is always important to look at who is responsible. Would a victim have slipped if the store manager had […]

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  • Motorist Strikes And Injures Cyclist On Highway 50

    August 29, 2014

    According to recent reports, Richard J. Pettay of Carson City struck and injured bicyclist Clarence M. Aldridge of Bakersfield while both men were heading east on Highway 50. The two men were both in the highway’s right lane and entered a tunnel with Pettay’s semi-truck following Aldridge. The two-lane tunnel contains no bike lane, and the […]

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  • What To Do If You Are Involved In A Bicycle-Vehicle Accident

    July 23, 2014

    Las Vegas is a great city for biking. Traffic congestion often makes biking a much faster transportation alternative, while the climate is very conducive to spending time outdoors on a bike. However, those that bike as a means of transportation can be at a greater risk for injury in an accident. When a vehicle and […]

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  • Hit-and-Run Injures Child Cyclist

    June 05, 2014

    A 12-year-old-boy was the victim of a hit-and-run accident when he was struck by a vehicle as he rode his bicycle through the streets of his Las Vegas neighborhood, according to police reports. The vehicle that caused the crash entered the neighborhood, driving recklessly according to witnesses, and struck the child as he rode his bike […]

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  • Bike Crash In Red Rock Hospitalizes Several Riders

    February 12, 2014

    A rather odd bicycle crash in Red Rock Canyon sent several riders to the hospital, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. The NHP was called to respond to reports of a crash on Nevada 159 to find that five bicycle riders had all be involved in a crash with each other. No vehicles seemed to have […]

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  • Study Reveals Bicycle Lanes Not The Most Important Factor In Reducing Severity Of Crashes With Vehicles

    July 01, 2013

    Bicycling has exploded in popularity across the United States over the past 10 – 15 years. More people are purchasing and riding bicycles these days than ever before, and this includes a massive amount of riders who spend time riding through large cities. While bicycling is obviously good exercise, it is also somewhat risky when […]

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