• The Cyclist Lawyer, Megan Hottman: What to do about Cyclists behaving Badly?

    Submitted by 303cycling on April 13th, 2018

    Megan Hottma, Cyclist Lawyer, shares this short video on being a Bike Ambassador. Read more

    • What to do if harassed or threatened by a motorist

      Submitted by 303cycling on March 21st, 2018

      At one point or another we’ve all uttered some version of this sentence: “I wasn’t hit, but I was harassed, yelled at, honked at, buzzed, menaced, or otherwise threatened.” But what can you do?

      The truth is, being harassed, buzzed (passed so closely from behind, that the hair stands up on your arm and neck), yelled at, incessantly honked at, had objects thrown at you (beer bottles and fireworks among the most common), or any other variety of these types of behaviors, is REALLY, REALLY SCARY to a cyclist out riding their bike. Read more

      • How to Plan your Bike Commute Route

        Submitted by 303cycling on March 16th, 2018

        Planning your commuting route can be challenging, especially if you are just getting started. Hottman Law’s Bike Ambassadors member, Marieke, shares her tips and provides web sites to help map out your commute. Read more

        • When is it Legal to Ride Bikes Two Abreast?

          Submitted by 303cycling on February 27th, 2018

          Golden’s Cyclist-Lawyer Megan Hottman explains the often-confusing question, When is it OK for cyclists to ride side-by-side and when is it advised to ride single file? Read more

          • Safe Streets Day at the Capitol

            Submitted by 303cycling on February 24th, 2018

            Be part of democracy in action! Join Bicycle Colorado at the Colorado State Capitol on Tuesday, February 27 from 8 to 10 AM and advocate for better bicycling in the state. Read more

            • Understanding the Cycling 3 Foot Rule

              Submitted by 303cycling on February 20th, 2018

              In effect since 2009, Colorado law requires drivers to give cyclists at least 3 feet of space when passing.

              Megan discusses this important traffic safety law and offers advice on what a motorist should do if it’s not possible to give 3 feet when passing. Read more

              • Bike Lanes – Was NYC Negligent? Colorado Attorney Provides Perspective

                Submitted by 303cycling on February 6th, 2018

                Can cities be held more accountable for safe bike lanes?

                Last year, eight people died and 11 were injured while on a bike path in New York City. Now, the victims and surviving relatives plan to sue claiming that the city did not do enough to protect people in the bike lane.

                Read what Megan Hottman has to say about the city’s responsibility in Bicycling Magazine – “NYC Bike-Lane Attack Victims Sue the City for More Than $600 Million” Read more

                • Motorists-Cyclists Tension: Let’s Ride Safe // Let’s Drive Safe {Because it matters}

                  Submitted by 303cycling on January 11th, 2018

                  Most cyclists also drive cars. Many motorists also ride bikes. We all want to get where we’re going, safely.
                  Great video Read more

                  • Study: Cyclists Don’t Break Traffic Laws Any More Than Drivers Do

                    Submitted by 303cycling on January 10th, 2018

                    Results from a University of South Florida study do not support the assumption that cyclists are reckless rule-breakers. According to the study, bicyclists were in compliance with traffic laws 88 percent of the time during the day and 87 percent of the time at night. Read on for additional interesting findings. Read more

                    • Safe Cycling, Safe Driving Video from Golden, CO – Sneak Peak

                      Submitted by 303cycling on January 7th, 2018

                      Sneak Peak: Safe Cycling Video coming this week from @cyclist_lawyer #ridesafe #drivesafe   Oh snap!! Enjoy this Sneak peek 👀 of a new video we’ll be launching next week … featuring @oxotic @panachecycle @ridecannondale @kask_cycling @ride100percent @golden_colorado @ferrari @envecomposites @cycliq . . . 🎥 by @bionicgiant . . . #ridemoredriveless #thecyclistlawyer #ridesafe #drivesafe #goldencolorado ARead More