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How to Guide: Dealing with an Angry Driver

In San Diego, we are fortunate to have an abundance of bike lanes. This helps to avert many of the confrontations between angry drivers and cyclists that all cities have. When you do find yourself on the road and have a driver act less than friendly towards you, here’s what to do to avoid escalating the situation more than need be. How to Deal with an Angry Driver Don’t react – When a driver is yelling at you for seemingly no reason, sometimes it’s really nothing to do with you. After a stressful day at work, traffic can be the tip-over point that induces a road rage beholden to no form of logic. In these instances, the best action to take is usually to ignore them and let them pass you. Respond positively – If the driver is out to get you and won’t stop bothering you, try to acknowledge…
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Should There Be Heavier Penalties for Drivers Who Violate Bicycle Laws?

As cycling becomes more and more popular, so too do bicycle accidents. While it is true that cycling is still relatively safer than it was 30 years ago, America has seen a large spike in the number of injuries and fatalities among riders. This is due to the fact there are simply more cyclists on the roads today. The more popular cycling gets, the more people there are to cry out for stricter punishments for motorists who cause harm to riders. Many cyclists are rallying behind a call for harsher fines and penalties for motorists who violate bicycle laws. Hopefully, that would encourage drivers to operate more safely and prevent future bicycle accidents. How Many More Cyclists Are Out There Now? The number of actual cyclists on the road increased by more than 62 percent between 2000 and 2013. In cities like Chicago, Washington D.C., and San Francisco, there have…
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These Are the Best Foods for Recovering from a Bicycle Accident Injury

Nutrition is always important no matter where you are in life, but it becomes even more important when you are recovering from a bicycle accident injury. Food has a lot of power. Good, healthy food choices can lift your mood and promote rapid recovery. A good balance of proteins, vitamins and antioxidants will help you get back to your best as fast as possible. What Kind of Meat Should I Eat? After a bicycle injury, it’s important to get a healthy intake of protein to help rebuild damaged tissue. Scientists say that protein is essential for repairing muscle damage. That’s why athletes and body builders like to consume so much protein; it helps promote growth and recovery. Look for leaner meats with lower fat content such as poultry, fish, and extra lean beef. What About Produce? Veggies high in vitamin A are great for producing white blood cells. White blood…
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