Bicycle Accident

Proposed NYC Law Would Change Traffic Laws for Cyclists

by William Mattar | December 11th, 2015

A New York City lawmaker is proposing a controversial new law that would allow cyclists to roll through red lights and stop signs without coming to a complete halt. New York City Councilman, Antonio Reynoso, proposed the changes under the premise that it’s difficult for cyclists to start and stop motion at red lights and […]

1.3 Million Bicycles Affected by Quick Release Recall

by William Mattar | October 2nd, 2015

Bicycle accidents are an everyday occurrence in New York. While a majority of these crashes result from collisions between cyclists and motor vehicles, malfunctioning parts on a bicycle can also lead to an accident. The New York bicycle accident lawyers at William Mattar Law Offices explain the risks faulty bike parts pose were highlighted by […]

Safety Courses Help Prevent New York Bicycle Accidents

by William Mattar | August 14th, 2015

As traffic increases, more and more people are turning to bicycles as a primary method of transportation. But without experience riding a bike on a road, the New York bicycle accident lawyers at William Mattar Law Offices explain the undertaking can be extremely dangerous. That’s why many new cyclists are choosing to take a bicycle […]

Vision Zero Campaign Aims to Reduce New York City Bicycle Accidents

by Adrian | June 19th, 2015

Data indicates that more than 200,000 bicycles can be found on the roadways in and around New York City each day. Our New York City bicycle accident lawyers at William Mattar Law Offices point out that with so many cyclists on the road, it comes as no surprise that The Big Apple sees its fair […]

New York Bicycle Accident Lawyers Discuss Importance of Wearing a Helmet

by | May 22nd, 2015

Riding a bicycle in New York can be dangerous. The state Department of Motor Vehicles reports that there were a total of 6,170 accidents involving cyclists in 2013. Of those accidents, more than one-third of riders weren’t wearing helmets. The risk of not wearing a helmet is massive. Studies have shown this piece of lifesaving […]

Many Local Events for Bike Month

by William Mattar | May 19th, 2015

May is National Bike Month, but did you know it is also Buffalo Bike Month? With tons of events going on this month, what better time to take your bicycle out of storage and have a fun day or night out with the family? And The Buffalo Bicycle Accident Lawyers want to make sure you stay safe while […]

New York Bicycle Accident Lawyers Provide Safety Tips for Cyclists

by | April 10th, 2015

Warmer weather is coming to New York, and that means it’s time to get your bicycle out of the garage. During this time of year, the New York bicycle accident lawyers with William Mattar Law Offices would like to remind people of the dangers cyclists face on the road and the importance of cycling safety. […]

Buffalo Personal Injury Lawyers Discuss Ice Bikes

by Adrian | March 13th, 2015

Buffalo received record amounts of winter weather this year, but the bitter cold isn’t keeping our residents from staying active. The Buffalo personal injury lawyers with William Mattar Law Offices point to the creation of ice bikes of Buffalo as a prime example of how our city has embraced the cold this winter. A report […]

Funds Requested to Reduce Cycling and Pedestrian Accidents in New York

by William Mattar | February 6th, 2015

Thenumber of bicyclists and pedestrians on New York’s roads continues to increase, but funding to support projects creating a safer environment for these commuters continues to get cut. In response, dozens of advocates for pedestrian and cycling safety descended upon Albany this week to bring awareness to the dangers roads and highways pose to walkers […]

Bike Lanes: Preventing New York Bicycle Accidents and Reducing Travel Times

by Adrian | September 26th, 2014

It’s no secret New York sees it’s fair share of collisions between motor vehicles and bicycles. The state’s Department of Transportation reports 49,882 bicycle accident injuries and another 290 fatalities reported last year alone. These numbers are a call for concern to many and debate is swirling around how to improve bicycle safety in New […]