E-Scooter Safety Tips

E-scooters are the newest trend in micro-mobility, but they are not without risks. Following these safety tips can help ensure that you arrive safely to your destination. Simple things like inspecting the e-scootter before hopping on or practicing riding in a safe area. Find out how to ride safely and avoid accidents in this video. […]

Rental E-Scooters: A Solution to “the Last Mile” Problem or a Public Safety Nightmare?

Many emergency room doctors will remember 2018 as the year of the electric scooter. It started in March, when several tech companies began flooding cities across the U.S. with the cheap, convenient transportation solution. Thousands hit the streets and sidewalks, almost entirely unregulated in most cities. Rental e-scooters were an instant hit, appealing to a […]

Kids and Bikes: Dangerous Combination?

According to an article from the online journal, Accident Analysis & Prevention, from 2006 to 2015, approximately 2.2 million children from age five to 17 were treated in emergency departments for bicycle-related injuries, which is an average of about 600 injuries per day in the United States. While we all want our kids to have […]

E-Scooter Companies in Hot Water—Again

Electronic scooter companies are under fire again because people are getting hurt as the craze that took off in the summer of 2018 gains momentum across the country. More and more people are trying this fast, fun mode of transportation around big cities, but the speedy route to work is taking a toll, and getting […]

Colorado Bicycle Laws Designed to Keep You Safe

Cycling is an increasingly popular activity across the U.S. The number of people traveling to work by bike increased 60 percent in the decade after 2000. Colorado, with plains, mountains and bicycle-friendly cities, has always been a great place to ride. While it’s a healthy, earth-friendly mode of transport, it does carry risks of an […]

If Your Child Has Been Hit While Riding a Bike…

The world is a chaotic place, and sometimes worst-case scenarios become a reality in an instant. Your child might, for instance, be struck by a vehicle while riding a bike. This incident – a parent’s worst nightmare – requires a certain amount of gravitas and composure. For this reason, it’s a good idea to be […]

Seven Safe Steps for Bicycling this Summer

  Ready to ride? Here are seven steps to make your bicycle trip this summer safe. Step One: Make Sure it Fits Wearing a shoe that isn’t the right size is uncomfortable, and bikes work in a similar way. If you are buying or renting a new bike, make sure that the bike is not […]

The Importance of Upgrading Your Bike Helmet

So, you have a sturdy bike helmet from a few years ago. Do you really need a new bike helmet? It’s true that most bicycle helmets made within the past decade do an excellent job of protecting riders. On the other hand, however, newer models of bike helmets have been designed to protect riders based […]

Top Injuries that Happen During Summer Vacations

Make your summer fun last by avoiding these common summer vacation injuries. Food Poisoning Whether you’re trying new foods in exotic locations, or packing your own for a road trip or camping, don’t get so caught up in relaxing and having fun that you ruin your good times with food poisoning. When visiting strange places, […]