Councimember David Grosso just introduced the “Bicycle and Motor Vehicle Collision Recovery Amendment Act of 2014.” Grosso writes:
This bill would make it easier for cyclists to get compensation for damage sustained in accidents with cars, by ending the legal use of contributory negligence in automobile-bicycle collisions.
Wow. That would be an enormous improvement. WABA, and Shane Farthing in particular, have been working this issue pretty hard for the last few years, and it would be a real victory to see the law improved in this way.
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