There are always more bicyclists on the road when the weather gets warm and sun starts shining on a regular basis. Bicycling, while a convenient and environmentally-friendly commuting option, also has some challenges – especially when sharing the road with drivers. Here you will find important bike safety tips and reminders about how to stay […]
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In recent years, mental health has become mainstream in the news. The media is giving more attention to those who suffer from depression, anxiety, and suicidal thoughts. Where do these thoughts and feelings come from? As mental health gets more attention, psychiatrists have developed assessment tools and care plans to help fight the battle for […]
Bicycling is a fun, healthy summer activity that the whole family can join in on.
We hear about pedestrians being hit by cars all the time, but apparently motor vehicles aren’t the only thing they have to fear. An Australian politician has gone so far as to call them “silent killers”. So who are these elusive characters? They’re cyclists and they’re stirring up quite the commotion everywhere from London to […]
A car hit a man this morning while driving in the 9400 block of Airport Way South, close to Boeing Field. Fortunately, the bicyclist survived, but he is currently at Harborview Medical Center. When medics arrived on the scene, they performed CPR on the bicyclist. His injuries are serious. It is unknown why the driver […]
A couple of weeks ago, we reported the story of a bicyclist who was killed on East Marginal Way South when he was involved in a collision with a semi-truck. That accident caught the attention of Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn. Now, he has proposed to commit $3.25 million to improving conditions for cyclists in the […]
College campuses are often brimming with bicycling students, especially in Washington State. Between bicyclists, pedestrians and cars, there is plenty of opportunity for accidents to occur. On Tuesday, a student at Western Washington University was hit by a car when riding his bicycle. That led Carol Berry, who is the program coordinator for the university’s […]
His dream was to spread his love and passion of soccer through eleven countries, all the while promoting a cause that was dear to his heart. But 42-year-old Richard Swanson’s hopes were cut short early this month when he was hit by a pickup truck near the city of Lincoln City, Oregon. Swanson was on […]
The mayor of The Windy City is not taking his fines lightly. He expects a whole series of increases to take place… and soon. Each year there are about 250 dooring accidents in Chicago. This means that a driver opens his or her car door and, with or without realizing it, strikes a bicyclist with […]
An accident in Seattle ended tragically this week when a bicyclist and semi truck collided on Wednesday. The man riding the bike was killed, despite CPR performances by bystanders and medics when they arrived. The incident occurred south of downtown, near a bike route that is very popular with bicyclist commuters. Investigations are still in […]
Heather Barnett is lucky to be alive. As a bicyclist, she knows and understands the dangers of riding, but last year she nearly died on the road. She was biking to the University of Washington when a driver ignored a stop sign and drove into the young woman. The outcome was not good, but could […]
Living in the Seattle area, we’re more than used to seeing bicyclists alongside cars on the road. However, sharing the road is still a concept that drivers and bicyclists alike are getting used to and mastering the art of. As a result, there are accidents. So what do you do if you’re the victim of […]