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What Are the Leading Causes of Bicycle Accidents?

By Jason Bottlinger on March 30, 2024

Bicycling has become a popular mode of transportation in recent years due to heightened environmental consciousness, urban congestion, and an increasing emphasis on personal health. The recent advent of electric bicycles has also contributed to the growing popularity of cycling.
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Omaha Bike Laws and Safety Tips to Protect Riders

By Jason Bottlinger on September 5, 2023

For a long time, Nebraska had a well-earned reputation as a state that wasn’t very hospitable to bicycles. In fact, Nebraska was rated the least bike-friendly state, according to a national survey conducted in 2017.

The survey criticized Nebraska for low funding, lack of planning, and limited infrastructure for bicycles. In the last few years, things have improved for bike riders in Nebraska, and the City of Omaha has made a concerted effort to improve conditions for cyclists in the city.
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Getting a Fair Claim After a Bicycle Accident in Nebraska

By Jason Bottlinger on August 1, 2022

Riding a bicycle is a great way to get around. It’s very economical, especially when gas prices are high. It’s a lot easier to find parking for your bike than it is when you’re driving a car. And it’s an outstanding way to stay in shape that really gives your cardiovascular system a boost.
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What Should Bicyclists Know to Keep Safe in Omaha?

By Jason Bottlinger on June 29, 2021

Omaha is a bicycle-friendly community. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held in April 2019 to celebrate the completion of a 38-mile bike trail network, as reported on 3 KMTV. More than 600 signs at over 400 Omaha locations are posted on the trails in this network. These signs are designed to help cyclists navigate in unfamiliar areas, alert motorists to watch for bicycles, and assist bicyclists in a number of ways.

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