Lights can not only help keep you safe, but prevent you from being legally negligent in case of an accident.
Attorney Bob Mionske examines whether roundabouts or traditional traffic intersections are more safe for cyclists.
The VeloNews legal expert offers a few tips on who is responsible when a cyclist-pedestrian or cyclist-cyclist crash occurs.
You should always ride with lights at night, but what about during the day? Bob Mionske explores some specific examples when riders may be legally advised to use lights during the traditional daylight hours.
People still need to move around even when they’re sheltering in place and practicing social distancing. Bike booms have come and gone, but bicycles and cyclists have never gone away.
The issue is whether a teen on a bike should be facing incarceration and a lifetime felony criminal record for failing to hear an alleged command to 'Stop!'
Rideshare cars like Uber and Lyft are now everywhere on U.S. streets. A complex legal situation exists for cyclists who are hit by Uber or Lyft drivers.
The season for knowing your state's laws around lighting and investing in hi-viz and reflective clothing has arrived. We guide you through what you need to know to stay safe and stay legal.
When we excuse careless driving by blaming the victims of careless driving, we ensure that other drivers will continue to drive carelessly.
Bob discusses how to deal with pranksters who want to harass you when you're on a ride
Laws requiring drivers to give adequate space to cyclists are a step in the right direction, but law-enforcement efforts have room to improve.
Bob Mionske discusses the reality of collisions between cars and bikes, and how those riders can receive better justice.
Bob Mionske outlines some of the situations that can get cyclists in trouble, both medically and legally.l
If you're hit by an uninsured or underinsured motorist, you'll be on the hook for your bills. Here's how you can protect yourself.
Bob Mionske explains why cyclists need to stay politically active — both to promote good laws and oppose bad ones.
Bob Mionske discusses a database for cyclists to keep track of aggressive drivers.
What should you do when a group ride gets out of control. Bob Mionske explains the dangers of law-breaking group rides.
If you've ever been covered in diesel smoke by a truck while out on a ride, you need to read this story about why it's actually illegal.
Mionske explains how Vulnerable Road User laws can make the roads safer for cyclists and others who aren't traveling in cars.
Bob Mionske explains the dos and don'ts of what to do if you're hit by a car while riding.
Bob Mionske addresses the myth that cyclists don't pay their fair share to build and maintain roads, compared to motorists
Video camera footage can be used in legal cases but cyclists need to keep their tempers in check, writes Bob Mionske