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San Francisco Bike Traffic and COVID-19

By Callaway & Wolf |

The past few months have been unlike any other in modern history as the United States faces the COVID-19 pandemic. As the summer months approach, it is expected that many will begin to resume typical summer activities, albeit at a hopefully with appropriate precautions. One of the ways that many people, especially in San… Read More »

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Bicycle accident lawyer on Stop-as-Yield Law

Most Dangerous Intersections for Bicyclists in San Francisco

By Boone Callaway |

San Francisco is home to nearly 900,000 people inside an area less than 50 square miles. To say that the area is dense with people is an understatement. In a city this crowded, it’s extremely difficult to own a car let alone get from point A to point B in rush hour traffic. Commuting… Read More »

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Stop Signs and Bike Accidents: Do San Francisco Bikers Have to Come to a Full Stop?

By Boone Callaway |

Mayor Ed Lee vetoed San Francisco’s Bike Yield Law this January. As a bike accident lawyer and a bike rider in the Bay Area, I watched the progress of this initiative with great interest. If it had passed, the law would have had the effect of allowing bike riders to yield at stop signs… Read More »

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S.F. Bay personal injury attorney Boone Callaway discusses the California law regarding "right hook" bike injuries.

San Francisco Lawyer Discusses Fatal “Right Hook” Bicycle Accident

By Boone Callaway |

Deadly San Francisco Bicycle Collision with Semi Truck Highlights Right Turn Dangers A bicyclist was fatally struck by a semi truck in San Francisco’s South of Market district. The incident occurred just after 7:00 a.m. The woman, reportedly 30-years-old, was taken to San Francisco General Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. The semi-truck operator… Read More »

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Accident attorney discusses San Francisco Bay Area bicycle death and government liability.

Bay Area Businessman Dies Due to Bicycle Accident

By Boone Callaway |

Recently the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, based in San Francisco, California, lost its former board member, Duane Roth, to a bicycle accident. The accident, which occurred on July 21, caused injuries which led to Mr. Roth’s death on August 3. Mr. Roth was an important player in the San Francisco organization’s development of… Read More »

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SF cyclist dies in garbage truck crash

Local Lawyer Examines Tragic Cyclist Death After Collision with Garbage Truck

By Boone Callaway |

A 21-year old cyclist named Dylan Mitchell was killed in San Francisco in a crash on Thursday, May 23, 2013, around 6:45 a.m. when a Recology garbage truck traveling in the same direction turned right on South Van Ness Avenue and struck him. Dylan was riding his bicycle to work at the time. It… Read More »

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San Francisco bike accident lawyer discusses the California Bicycle Coalition's bike safety tips and skills to ride more safely.

Safety Tips from California Bicycle Coalition

By Boone Callaway |

California Bicycle Coalition Safety Tips Accidents can happen to any of us at any time. As a result, it is important for people to take appropriate steps to reduce their risk of injury in an accident. According to the California Bicycle Coalition, there are five basic bicycling skills that can significantly reduce the risk… Read More »

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SF Gate used accident reports across the San Francisco Bay Area to find the most deadly roads and highways.

What are San Francisco’s Most Dangerous Roads and Highways?

By Boone Callaway |

SF Gate Identifies some of the Most Dangerous Roads and Highways in San Francisco The SF Gate analyzed accident reports in San Francisco and its surrounding areas and identified the most perilous roads and highways, which include San Francisco’s Market Street and Sonoma County’s country roads. The 25 most dangerous routes definitely are not… Read More »

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San Francisco biking dangers

Bicyclists Face Many Dangers in San Francisco

By Boone Callaway |

San Francisco Has More Bicyclists Than Any Other American City San Francisco has more bicycle riders per capita than any other American city. Those of us working in Bay Area bike injury law realize that bike riders can be injured in a number of ways. Aside from being struck by a vehicle, bicyclists are… Read More »

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San Francisco bike injury lawyer Boone Callaway discusses a recent proposal to set speed limits for bikers on the Golden Gate Bridge. As featured on KQED radio, the speed limit could be set at 10 miles per hour.

Bike Accident Lawyer on Golden Gate Bridge Speed Limits

By Boone Callaway |

Recently the Golden Gate Bridge District considered, and tabled, a proposal to set a 10 MPH speed limit for bicycles on the bridge. This became the subject of an episode of the Forum radio show on KQED, which posted listener comments online. Could Speed Limits Make Riding Across the Golden Gate Bridge Safer? In… Read More »

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