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Larger Vehicles More Likely To Hit Pedestrians When Turning

Drivers of SUVs, Pickup Trucks, Vans, and Minivans Need to Pay Attention and Avoid Causing Pedestrian Accidents All drivers have an obligation to drive their vehicles safely and exercise due care to avoid collisions with vulnerable road users, such as bicyclists and pedestrians. Sidewalks, crosswalks, signage, and other types of roadway infrastructure are intended to...

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Six-Figure Verdict Provides Accountability for Dooring Crash

The Verdict Shows Cook County Residents Are Willing To Step In and Protect Bicyclists A recent court victory for a Keating Law Offices client showed that the tides are shifting in favor of bicycle safety in Chicago. The injured cyclist, Guadalupe Cebreros, sustained a concussion, contusions, and other injuries in June 2017 when a passenger...

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New Laws, Advocacy, Bike Lanes Benefit Chicago Bicyclists

A Chicago Bicycle Accident Lawyer Explains How the Improvements Can Help Keep Cyclists Safe This year could turn out to be safer for Chicago cyclists, thanks to several new state laws and bicycle advocacy groups working to expand bike lanes in Chicago and reduce the number of bicycle accidents in the greater Chicago area. “Historically,...

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Chicago Moving Forward with Major Bike Lane Expansion

In September 2021, the Chicago Department of Transportation (DOT) announced it is installing 100 miles of new and upgraded bike lanes, using $17 million in new funding from the mayor’s Chicago Works plan over this year and next. It’s the largest expansion of bike lanes in the city’s history. Commissioner Gia Biagi said the agency...

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Safety Tips for Halloween and Driving When It's Dark

Our Chicago Attorneys Explain What You Should Know Trick-or-treating on Halloween can be a fun family event, but not if someone gets hurt because a negligent driver is inattentive. As the days get shorter and pedestrians become harder to see, drivers need to stay alert and be on the lookout for our most vulnerable road...

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North Side Crash Results in Pedestrian Fatality

Chicago is known as the "City That Works" for our work ethic. But that is not always true. On any given block, there are cars driving down the road, cyclists, and people walking down the sidewalk or crossing the street. It only takes one negligent driver to cause a collision with a pedestrian, which tragically happens...

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Lyft's shared rides return to Chicago after pandemic pause

Shared rides, or "pools," offered by Uber and Lyft that were suspended due to COVID-19 are slowly returning to service. In July, Lyft re-launched its shared ride option in three cities — Chicago, Detroit, and Philadelphia. If you are in one of these metros you can split your Lyft with another rider. Unlike pre-pandemic conditions,...

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New Chicago speed camera rules generate 398,000 tickets

In just one month, a change in Chicago's traffic ticketing policy generated hundreds of thousands of new speeding violations. With the goal of reducing car accidents, on March 1, 2021, the city lowered the threshold for issuing fines and warnings through its network of speed cameras. Three months into the new year, Chicago expanded the...

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