New Laws to Make Cycling Safer in Connecticut

cycling_accident_lawyersRisCassi & Davis is home to passionate cyclists. We not only ride – but we support cycling events and organizations like the Jim Calhoun Ride for Lifesaving Research and Care and Bike Walk Connecticut.

Connecticut has long been known as a state that is somewhat unfriendly to cyclists, in large part due to arcane, car-centric state traffic laws .

Hopefully that is all about to change.

Reform legislation has just passed both chambers of the Connecticut General Assembly and is on its way to Governor Malloy’s desk for his signature. The new statute will remove restrictions to things like two-way bike tracks or lanes and give bicyclists more leeway to shift out into traffic lanes for safety reasons.

How will it work?

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