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Bike News from the California Bicycle Coalition

Legislation ¬† Protecting bicyclists requires tougher penalties¬†¬† CBC has amended its bill to protect bicyclists and pedestrians by extending protections to all roadway users and toughening penalties. Assembly Bill 1951, authored by San Francisco Assemblymember Tom Ammiano, would turn injury-causing traffic infractions into misdemeanors and increase existing penalties. The bill is the centerpiece of CBC’s 2010 legislative agenda. Ammiano amended the bill last week after the California District Attorneys Association promised to fight an earlier version of the bill that… Read More »