May is Bicycle Safety Month

There is nothing quite like it. The wind in your hair, the clatter of a playing card in the spokes of your wheel, the terrible ache radiating from your elbow after you hit a patch of sand and go pinballing into Mrs. Finkelstein’s freshly painted, white picket fence. It’s the best feeling in the world [...]

2019-05-20T08:43:44-08:00May 20th, 2019|Bike Safety, Bike Safety For Kids|0 Comments

New Year? New Laws. Here Are Just a Few of the Laws Taking Effect in 2019

We love the law, and while some people might maintain that the law doesn't love them, we'd beg to differ. Every year a gaggle of new laws — all wide-eyed and and idealistic — go into effect. We thought we'd take a few words to get to know them a little better, especially the ones [...]

2019-02-01T16:01:31-08:00January 4th, 2019|Bike Safety, Pedestrian Safety, Safety|0 Comments

Is This What Ventura County is in for Next? Bicycle Crashes Costing L.A. Big Money in Payouts

Last year, Los Angeles had to pay out nearly $19 million to cyclists and their families due to injuries or deaths on local streets. The cause is not due to accident collisions per se, but rather the poor conditions of the streets, pavement, and other surfaces around the city due to wear and tear over [...]

January Product Safety Recalls & Takata Airbag Update

It’s a brand new year with brand new recalls! Let’s start 2018 on a safe note by staying informed on the latest safety recalls issued by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. Also, check out the latest on the massive Takata Airbag Recall.  HP Recalls Batteries for Notebook Computers and Mobile Workstations Due to [...]

Southern California Bike Laws 2017

Each year more than 100 people are killed and hundreds of thousands more are injured in bicycle collisions in the state of California alone, according to the DMV. LA is a dangerous enough place to drive a car, imagine taking on this city on a bike. Many of my past clients have been involved in [...]

Stay Safe in the Bike Lane

  With the on and off rainy weather we’ve been having, we all want to take advantage of those few beautiful sunny days by going outside. The better the weather, the more people there are getting back out in the bike lanes. According to the DMV, more than 100 people are killed every year in [...]

The Rules of the Road for Bicyclists: Is it time for a change?

The rules of the road for bicyclists are changing. Many people are choosing to ride their bicycles as their main source of transportation, including commuting to work, getting groceries, or going to the movies. The movement has been spurred by increasing traffic conditions in our communities. Some bicyclists have stated that they enjoy riding their [...]