Liability Issues in Bikeshare and Dockless Scooter Accidents

Not too long ago, probably about the time Uber, Lyft, and other ridesharing companies took off, someone had a really good idea. Why not do the same thing for bicycles? Shortly thereafter, bicycle sharing apps began popping up in the Apple and Google stores. The bicycles themselves began appearing as well. These systems proved quite […]

Texas Sidewalk Safety

For pedestrians, Texas law and common-sense safety tips are clear and consistent: don’t walk in the road if you have a choice. In fact, the Texas Transportation Code prohibits pedestrians from walking on the street if there is a sidewalk adjacent to the roadway and accessible to the pedestrian. The statute sets forth further safety […]

Fatal Bicycle Accident Raises Questions, Controversy

When a bicyclist was killed in a collision with a dump truck near Rice University in April, police were quick to tell reporters at the scene that it appeared the cyclist might have been at fault. But, it rapidly became clear that the situation was much more complicated. Public protests and op-eds once again drew […]

Houston Bicycle Laws and Safety

Riding a bike is a great way to exercise, travel and create lasting memories with your family and friends. For whatever the reason you may go bicycling, the law clearly states that bicycles on the roadway are considered vehicles with the same rights and responsibilities as motor vehicles. Bicyclists are required to obey all traffic […]

Bicycle Accidents Are Not Child’s Play

“Bicycle crash” doesn’t sound like a life-altering event. Most of us have been involved in a bicycle accident or two in our lifetimes, when we rode too close to a friend on the way to school or hit an unseen rock on the sidewalk. However, bicycle accidents can be much more serious. In fact, Texas […]