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Iowa Bicycle Crash Numbers Drop in 2017

The Iowa Bicycle Coalition has released a review of bicycle crash data from the Iowa DOT’s Safety Analysis, Visualization, and Evaluation Resource (SAVER) database. Overall crash number dropped in 2017 by 13%, but bicycle advocates remain cautious about calling it a trend after several years of increasing levels of bicycle crashes. Bicyclists killed by motorists[…]

First 2018 Fatal Bicycle Crash in Cedar Rapids

It is with sadness that the Iowa Bicycle Coalition reports the first bicyclist killed by a motorist in 2018.  28-year-old Christopher Scott Lewis was killed while riding his bicycle crossing Collins Road in Cedar Rapids.   While the initial media release stated the driver had a green light, we patiently await a full traffic investigation[…]

Dubuque

Code of Ordinance URL: http://www.sterlingcodifiers.com/codebook/index.php?book_id=803 BIKE LAWS: Definitions/Scope of Regulations Brakes required. Double Riding Restricted Sirens and Whistles Prohibited Two Abreast Limit Lamps and Reflectors Bicycle Paths Stopping Control with Hands on Handlebars Place of Riding Following Emergency Vehicles Improper Riding Clinging to Other Vehicles Parking Reckless Operation Violations/Scheduled Fine Responsibility of parents. Turn Signals[…]

Dubuque

Code of Ordinance URL: http://www.sterlingcodifiers.com/codebook/index.php?book_id=803 BIKE LAWS: Definitions/Scope of Regulations Brakes required. Double Riding Restricted Sirens and Whistles Prohibited Two Abreast Limit Lamps and Reflectors Bicycle Paths Stopping Control with Hands on Handlebars Place of Riding Following Emergency Vehicles Improper Riding Clinging to Other Vehicles Parking Reckless Operation Violations/Scheduled Fine Responsibility of parents. Turn Signals[…]