The state Senate was scheduled to vote Thursday on legislation that would require drivers to allow at least three feet of clearance when passing bicyclists from behind.
The bicyclist who fatally struck an elderly pedestrian in San Francisco will likely be charged with a felony in connection with an accident last month in the Castro District.
A bill up for debate in the California Senate Transportation Committee would make bike riders subject to fines similar to those imposed on drivers who are caught using a mobile device behind the wheel.
The suspect vehicle in a double-fatal crash in Concord earlier this month was also involved in a citation for drug and weapons possession a week before the collision, according to police records.
Investigators are still trying to locate a driver who struck and killed a 28-year-old bicyclist in a hit-and-run collision in Richmond early Wednesday morning, a police lieutenant said Thursday.
A bicyclist who allegedly fatally struck a pedestrian in San Francisco’s Castro District last week is “devastated by the accident” but believes he entered the intersection lawfully.
American cyclist Levi Leipheimer felt “lucky to be alive” after he was hit from behind by a car while training for a race.
A small group of firefighters have been planning the 3,809-mile trip. If all goes according to plan, they will pedal into New York on the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.
When it comes to crossing the street, the greater San Francisco-Oakland metropolitan area and the South Bay are two of the most deadly parts of the country, according to a national study that shows the Bay Area averaged 100 pedestrian deaths a year over the last decade.
Cyclists competing in the Amgen Tour of California will mark a halfway point when they reach the race’s first-ever mountaintop finish in San Jose Wednesday afternoon.