• 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  

            • Hit and Run cycling victim, did everything right, still got hurt

              Submitted by 303cycling on December 7th, 2017

              Cyclist , Robert Kantor, was hit riding in Evergreen recently.  While doing all he could to keep himself safe on the roads, he was still the victim of a hit and run.  While the road to recovery will be long, he is glad to be alive. Read more

              • Driver flees, alcohol may be involved in cyclist hit-and-run in Longmont Sunday

                Submitted by 303cycling on December 4th, 2017

                From the Times Call

                By Amy Bounds/Camera Staff Writer

                A bicyclist was seriously injured in a hit-and-run crash this morning south of Longmont near Plateau Road and Moonstone Court, according to the Colorado State Patrol. Read more

                • How to Handle Drivers with Road Rage

                  Submitted by 303cycling on November 30th, 2017

                  Angry drivers are always scary but far more so when you’re on a bike. Here’s how to safely get out of a bad situation.

                  BY JOE LINDSEY
                  It’s a sad commentary that almost any cyclist can tell a story of a time when a driver was verbally or physically aggressive toward them. In fact, most of us can tell that story from a time when we were in a car, too. A 2016 study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found some 80 percent of drivers expressed “significant anger, aggression, or road rage behind the wheel at least once in the past year.” What’s worse is that according to the study, an estimated eight million US drivers engaged in “extreme” road rage, such as purposely hitting another vehicle. Read more

                  • Help catch Hit-and-Run Driver

                    Submitted by 303cycling on November 29th, 2017

                    Please help spread this around to catch this hit and run driver: Read more

                    • New Signs Remind Drivers To Share The Road With Cyclists

                      Submitted by 303cycling on October 29th, 2017

                      BOULDER, Colo. Reposted from CBS local On an average day the stretch of Highway 36 from Boulder to Lyons sees 16,000 cars and as many as 600 cyclists all sharing the roads. Nearby, new signs are being piloted by Boulder County to help educate drivers and cyclists. Most days Steve Young and Bill Kellagher rideRead More