Colorado Law Blog

Bicycle Safety

Winter Bicycle Tips for Cycling Safely Year-Round

Colorado is known for its cyclist culture. The League of American Bicyclists ranks it 7th in bicycle friendly states, with 96 businesses and seven universities in Colorado earning bicycle friendly status. According to the 2011 American Community Survey, several cities in Colorado have some of the largest percentages of commuters who cycle. Boulder and Fort…

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How to make cycling on mountain trails and paths safer for everyone

Warmer weather is finally upon us, and with it comes all the exciting outdoor recreational activities Colorado has to offer which includes mountain biking and trail riding. Denver itself is often called a paradise for cyclists, with the Mile High City boasting more than 85 miles of paved trails that connect to hundreds of additional…

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Bike lanes may protect cyclists from serious accidents

In a scene becoming all too common on Colorado roadways, on March 18, a bicyclist was killed in a deadly hit-and-run accident in Denver. Although the fatal injury, which occurred at 29th and Brighton Boulevard, was a hit-and-run the driver was ultimately nabbed by police officers who caught up with him in Denver’s Swansea neighborhood.…

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