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Should Bike Helmets be mandatory for Everyone? Sep 02, 2018 The risk of a serious head injury or death is reduced when we wear an approved bike helmet while riding. Although helmets are mandatory for anyone under 18, many Canadians believe that use of helmets should be legislated for everyone. Here are pros and cons for this argument.
Pedestrian and Cycling Safety for Children Jul 01, 2018 Keep your children safe while walking or biking by modelling and teaching key safe behaviours.
Cycling Accidents caused by an Unsafe Trail or Road Condition Jun 17, 2018 Biking accidents are often caused by motorists, but sometimes unsafe conditions such as damaged roads and sidewalks, and street car tracks cause cyclists to crash and become injured. In a 2016 civil action, an injured cyclist was compensated after it was proven that his accident and injuries were caused by an uneven sidewalk.
Defendant found liable in Toronto Cycling Accident despite Liability Waiver Sep 15, 2017 A defendant cyclist was found negligent and liable when he recklessly clipped and injured another cyclist during a charity bicycle ride, despite the fact that the plaintiff signed a liability waiver before the event.
Oakville Cycling Safety May 22, 2017 A recent Oakville cycling accident reminds us, as motorists and cyclists, to practice safe actions and remain alert, to avoid endangering cyclists and ourselves.
Oakville is among Ontario Communities to lower Speed Limits in Residential Areas Apr 20, 2017 Speed is a contributing factor in many car accidents, particularly those causing serious injury to pedestrians and cyclists. Oakville, Toronto and Hamilton are implementing lower speed limits in many residential areas to make streets safer.