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Sharing the Road: Personal Injury on the Bike Path

Sharing the Road: Personal Injury on the Bike Path

Bicycles are in. People want a way to maintain health while enjoying the outdoors, capitalizing on the best of Southern California living. And with urban renewal, more residents can get by with a bike, sidestepping vehicle ownership. Even bike sharing is on the rise throughout San Diego, especially with the city’s promotion of DecoBike.

But with an increase in cyclists on the road comes an increase in the risk of bicycle-related personal injuries. Cyclists are sharing the road with what is still congested traffic. And many drivers need to do a better job of navigating the roads around cyclists. Because cyclists are unprotected on the streets, open to the elements, even a...

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