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Tucson, AZ – Bicyclist Struck by Vehicle on E 29th St

Tucson, AZ (October 21, 2020) – A bicyclist was hospitalized following a motor vehicle accident in the Tucson area early Wednesday morning. At around 12:20 a.m., on October 21, the Tucson Police Department and paramedics were called to the scene of an accident on East 29th Street. Reports show that a bicyclist was traveling on […]

Tucson, AZ – Bicyclist Struck by Vehicle on E Speedway Blvd

Tucson, AZ (July 23, 2020) – A bicycle accident reported on Wednesday morning in Pima County sent one victim to an area hospital with serious injuries. On July 22, police, firefighters, and medical personnel in Pima County responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on East Speedway Boulevard. Reports provided by the Tucson […]

Tucson, AZ – Bicyclist Struck by Vehicle on S Campbell Ave

Tucson, AZ (June 7, 2020) – A motor vehicle accident on Saturday evening left one person injured, according to police. Just before 9 p.m., on June 6, the Tucson Police Department and emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on South Campbell Avenue. Reports from police indicate that a bicyclist was […]

Tucson, AZ – Bicyclist Injured in Accident on E Broadway Blvd

Tucson, AZ (May 27, 2020) – A motor vehicle accident reported late Tuesday evening left one person injured. Around 8:50 p.m., on May 26, emergency crews in Tucson were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on East Broadway Boulevard. Reports show that a bicyclist was traveling down the roadway, near East Dodge […]

Impairment and Speed Don’t Have to Be Factors in Bicycle Accidents

As a bicyclist, you have the same rights to the roads as motor vehicles. But riding in areas that don’t have bike lanes can be intimidating, especially considering the serious nature of bicycle accidents. These accidents result in severe injuries or deaths far too often. In Sun City West, for example, a 77-year-old man was […]

Tips For Drivers: Dealing With Bicyclists

As gas prices climb higher in Tucson and other cities across the nation, the number of bicyclists hitting the roads has skyrocketed. Bicyclists are sometimes seen as a nuisance to pedestrians and car drivers alike, but it’s important that those who share the road with bicycles understand the ways for keeping themselves and the cyclists […]

Five Common Bicycle-Car Collisions

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 500,000 people in the United States are injured in bicycle accidents each year, and more than 700 people die each year due to cycling-related injuries. The majority of these injuries are caused in bicycle-car accidents. The most common bicycle-car collisions include door collisions, […]

Cycling Is Top Sport For Head Injuries

If you’ve ever witnessed a boxing match or a football game, it’s hard to understand how riding a simple bicycle could be the leading sport for traumatic head injuries.  However, according to a recent article in the New York Times, it’s true. According to the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, cycling accidents played a role […]

Are Separate Tracks Safer for Bicyclists?

Bicyclists and Arizona go together like peanut butter and jelly. It’s in the air we breathe. Bicycling is good for the environment, eases congestion, promotes physical fitness, and is a great way to get around town. However, bicycle accidents are frequent. According to a recent study, two-way bicycle tracks or paths physically separated from traffic […]

Doping on a Bike Not Limited to Lance Armstrong

Don’t drink and drive. We’ve all heard and that slogan and most people abide by it. However, it always seems like we can do less harm on a bicycle. Why not stop in and have a few beers at the pub during our leisurely Saturday bike ride? No harm, no foul, right? Wrong. The Arizona […]

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