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National Bike Month: Illinois Bike Laws

May is National Bike Month! This month is sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists and is celebrated all over the United States. Biking has many benefits such as being a great way to get exercise, a way to eliminate your carbon copy, and a way to allow you to save money on your daily… Read More

Family of fatal bicycle accident victim in Chicago files lawsuit

The family of the “Divvy” biker killed in a truck accident last month filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court against the truck driver and its employer, an article of Chicago Tribune reported on August 1. According to the family, A&B Flooring Supplies Inc. and its employee Cosmin Radu are liable for the July… Read More

Woman hospitalized after Plano bicycle accident

A woman was recently treated at Valley West Hospital after her bicycle was struck by a vehicle near the city of Plano, Illinois. According to deputies of the Kendall County Sheriff’s Office, the accident occurred on April 17, as the biker traveled westbound on Frazier Road, not far from Cook Road. The 42-year-old woman fell from the shoulder of Frazier Road into a… Read More

Public expresses concern over dangerous Chicago intersection near school

People in the Chicago area recently expressed their concern regarding an intersection near a school after pedestrians, which include grade school students, are becoming involved in accidents, an article of NBC Chicago reported on March 16. The community wanted to have a stop sign installed at the intersection of Austin and Cornelia due to increasing accident… Read More

Bicyclist killed in Quincy hit-and-run accident

A male bicyclist was killed after he was struck by a vehicle near Quincy, Illinois, WGEM reported on June 21. Authorities apprehended the vehicle driver, who they believe attempted to flee the scene of the accident. The Illinois State Police identified the bicyclist as Michael Pulliam. Pulliam, 62, was riding his bike at about 4:30 a.m. in the vicinity… Read More