Bicycles and Bollards

Recently my wife and I visited a park and driving into the lot we saw an ambulance and a crowd gathering around. We elected to leave the area and go to a different park. Days later we returned to the park. I noticed a large, fresh plug missing from a wooden bollard. The bollard is […]

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Bicyclists Allowed Rolling Stops

For decades the law in Washington has been that bicyclists must obey the same traffic control signals as motor vehicles. At least four states and some local governments have adopted laws allowing bicyclists to make rolling stops, treating stop signs as yield signs. A new Washington law will allow rolling stops for bicyclists state-wide effective […]

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Bicycle Safety Laws in Washington

Here are a few bicycle safety tips and laws. You can find more bicycle safety tips on the Washington Dept. of Transportation website and the League of American Bicyclists “Smart Cycling” page. Always ride a bicycle with the flow of traffic. Wear a helmet. You should always wear helmet foe safety when cycling. As for […]

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Bicyclist Injured on Public Trail

A woman and her niece were riding their bicycles on a public trail in Pierce County. As they approached and passed a lawn mower it expelled a cloud of dust and debris. The woman shielded her face and swerved, clipping her niece’s bike. The woman fell and injured her knee and elbow. Please note: Our […]

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