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Is It Ok to Kill Cyclists?

  Posted in Accidents

In an editorial published in the New York Times, Sunday, November 9, 2013, Daniel Duane, a contributing editor for Men’s Journal, makes the following suggestion: “So here’s my proposal: Every time you get on a bike, from this moment forward, obey the letter of the law in every traffic exchange everywhere to help drivers (and police officers) view cyclists as […]

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Cyclists and the Impeding Traffic Question

  Posted in bicycle accident

Two Oklahoma statutes address the issue of impeding traffic. 47 Okla. Stat. § 11-804 applies to “motor vehicles” and says, “No person shall drive a motor vehicle at such a slow speed as to impede the normal and reasonable movement of traffic . . . .” 47 Okla. Stat. § 11-1205 applies to bicycles and says, “Persons riding two abreast […]

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Avoiding Bicycle Accidents

  Posted in Accidents

As a bicycle accident attorney, I am seeing more bicyclist-motor vehicle collisions in 2012 than previous years. I hope this is an anomaly and not a trend. There does not seem to be any discernible pattern. So what can you, as a cyclist, do to reduce the risk of a collision with a motor vehicle? One of the most fundamental […]

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My May Day Proclamation – Eight Years Later

  Posted in Divorce

Eight years ago today I was out for a jog, unwinding after a long day at work. A particularly contentious divorce case was on my mind. A few miles later, I walked in the door of my house and penned the following introduction to an article which I then published in a client newsletter: May Day Proclamation: No More War […]

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