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  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

As fun as they might be, I don’t see the kinds of transportation and environmental benefits flowing from e-scooters like I do from their larger and safer cousin, the e-bike.

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

As motorists, we have a strong moral duty, in addition to our legal one, to take care not to hurt much more vulnerable road users. But it is also reasonable to expect that vulnerable road users will look after our

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

We don’t blindly move between vehicle lanes without checking our mirrors and shoulder checking. Why don’t we, as a matter of course, do the same thing before moving across the area of the road commonly occupied by cyclists?

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

In each of the scenarios I provide, the collision would have been avoided had the motorist met the standard of driving care we reasonably expect of motorists. But correspondingly, each collision would also have been avoided had the cyclist