Teen distracted driving has become the number one cause of car accidents due to the increased use of mobile devices and other technology across the United States, and Cape Cod is no exception. As parents in bustling Cape Cod towns like Barnstable, Hyannis, Falmouth or all the other hotspots along 6A to Provincetown, it is […]
Category: Bicycle Accidents
Be Safe It’s Busy on Cape Cod As a world-wide tourist destination and an increasingly popular year-round venue, it’s safe to say that it’s always busy on Cape Cod. And now with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we’re seeing record level home sales and extended seasonal occupancy as students and people work remotely, many flocking to […]
The 4th of July fireworks and parades are the official start of the Cape Cod summer. Towns throughout the Cape have spectacular light shows and crowd-pleasing activities that last all season long. Lobster rolls, clam bakes and clam boils, barbecues, biking, boating and bashes begin. People visit whether it’s for a week or the entire […]
Biking on Cape Cod: BE SAFE & KNOW THE RULES OF THE ROAD According to the Cape Cod Times, roughly 400,000 bikers use the region’s main bike trail, which stretches 22 miles from Dennis to Provincetown by rail trail. Bicycle riders increase exponentially when you add in bikers on shared-use roadways, including Route 6 and […]
Authorities are still investigating an accident that has left a teenage boy dead. Bicycle accidents in Massachusetts are a rare occurrence, however, the impact is still dangerous and deadly. This is true with this case in which a 13-year-old boy was riding on his bike when he was struck and killed by a teen motorist. There have been no citations reported in this matter.
While road safety has improved somewhat for bicyclists in recent years, riders still face serious dangers on Massachusetts roads. In fact, a tragic accident at Amherst College recently took the life of a student from Newton.