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Bike Path Etiquette

The pandemic has made owning a bike shop a lucrative business. Bikes were nearly impossible to get early in the COVID lockdown, as shut-in people with time on their hands decided there was only so much Tiger King they could watch without doing something outside. There is a sense of freedom when ridi…
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Unsafe at Any Speed

It has been 55 years since Ralph Nader’s seminal book about auto safety, Unsafe at Any Speed, was published. Yes, it was about the car industry. Writ large, it was more of an indictment of the entire auto industry and the government agencies that were supposed to regulate it. The facts were that c…
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For Your Protection

Protected bike lanes are all the rage. Cyclists push for them, cities build them, and they are quickly becoming a way of life in many major cities across the country, just as they have been in Europe for decades. What are they? How do they work? Most importantly, do they make it safer for bicyclists…
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Categories: Bicycle Accidents

Are You (Looking) Through Turning?

One thing being a regular bicycle rider demonstrates to me is that probably nine out of ten drivers either are unaware, or don’t care, that they must look through their turn prior to beginning it, which can cause accidents. Read more.
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Categories: Bicycle Accidents

How Right (Turns) Can Be Wrong

The Dreaded Left Turn Sadly Isn’t the Only Cause of Vehicle-Pedestrian Accidents. Right Turns Require Just as Much Care to be Done Safely. Read More.
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Left Is Not Right (Why Left Turns Cause A Lot of Accidents)

Many drivers do not make left turns in the way Illinois law requires. That causes a lot of accidents. Learn why making a left turn requires special attention.
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What You Don’t Know About Your Car Insurance Can Hurt You

Do you know why it’s essential to have Uninsured Motorists / UM and Underinsured Motorists / UIM coverage in your auto accident policy? Here are the answers.
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Biking and Driving During Covid-19

More bicyclists are taking to the road during Covid-19. That means drivers need to be even more attentive to bicycles on streets and roads to avoid accidents.
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Cancel Culture

If you consider cancelling your insurance policy, make absolutely certain that you do not expose yourself to significant personal liability risks.
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What’s Yours Is…Owed to Someone Else (How Much Will You Get?)

How much money do you get after a personal injury settlement or verdict? Find out who and what has to be paid before you get your share of the compensation.
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