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As case against the City continues, Olga's Killer remains in jail

Pleas no: ‘Smug’ hit-and-run suspect refuses plea deal, now faces up to 7 years if convicted at trial The man indicted for the allegedly drunken hit-and-run crash that claimed the life of ...
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Newsday - Daniel Flanzig attends Bike and Pedestrian Law Enforcement Training

Suffolk Cops Get Training on Pedestrian, Bicyclist Safety Updated March 29, 2016 6:32 PM By Darran Simon darran.simon@newsday.com Photo Credit: Barry Sloan Peter Flucke stuck out a leg and a hand but ...
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Daniel Flanzig interviewed by Gothamist about NYPD assault on NY Cyclist

Cop Allegedly Knocks Woman Off Bicycle To Give Her A Ticket Thanks to the arrival of Citi Bike, there's been an appreciable increase in cops ticketing cyclists. What cops are still figuring out, ...
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Daniel Flanzig interviewed by Co.EXIST (Fast Company) regarding the NYPD crack down on sidewalk riding in NYC

Does The NYPD Think Bikes Are More Dangerous Than Cars? http://www.fastcoexist.com/1682548/does-the-nypd-think-bikes-are-more-dangerous-than-cars No pedestrians were killed by bikes in 2012, but for ...
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Case Dismissed against NYPD for Injuries to Pedestrians During Chase in the Bronx

New York City is not liable for a car hitting two pedestrians while being chased by police through the Bronx in icy conditions, a unanimous Appellate Division, First Department, panel has ruled. The ...
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NY Bike Lawyers in Gothamist: Cop car Hits Cyclist and Sends Him the Bill

Cop Car Hits Cyclist, City Sends Biker A Bill For Repairs A Brooklyn cyclist who got hit by a cop car was flabbergasted to find a bill for repairs in his mailbox four months after the collision. ...
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Upstate Town Judge finds that using a phone while stopped at a red light violates the law, but using "Siri" does not!

In a pair of unrelated matters involving the prohibition against the use of cellphones while driving, an upstate town judge has held that using a phone while stopped at a red light violates the ...
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DNAinfo.com- Family Denied Justice in "dooring" crash due to the A.I.S.'s failure to timely investigate

Family Still Searching For Answers Months After Man's Unsolved Bike Death October 19, 2012 9:33am | By Patrick Wall FORDHAM — Joseph Nelson, 54, a jack-of-all-trades known for his way with ...
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1,301 Pedestrians and Cyclists Injured, Nine Killed in Traffic in July

YPD: 1,301 Pedestrians and Cyclists Injured, Nine Killed in Traffic in July by Brad Aaron-Street Blogs.Org Image: NYPD Nine people were killed by motorists while walking and riding bicycles on city ...
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How to Identify an Insurance Company on a Police Report

HOW TO IDENTIFY INSURANCE COMPANIES ON POLICE REPORTS Identifying the insurance company that insures a vehicle involved in a crash is easy. The responding officer will obtain the information in the ...
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View our New Page and Helpful links to Understanding Police Reports in NY.

When the police are called to the scene of a crash they are required to prepare a Police Accident Report (P.A.R.) also known in New York as an MV-104. The report is to be prepared as accurately as ...
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Who's Job is it to investigate crashes in New York?

There has been a great deal written these past few weeks about the role of the NYPD in investigating cycle crash cases and the failure to fulfill their obligation to the citizens of New York and the ...
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Bicyclist's Family Criticizes Police Handling of Fatal Crash

Bicyclist’s Family Criticizes Police Handling of Fatal Crash The New York Times reports by HANNAH MIET. Three months and a lawsuit after their son’s death, the parents of Mathieu Lefevre, ...
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Ex-cop gets no jail time in NY cycle clash

The clash between the rookie police officer and the bike-riding activist happened in an instant. The fallout lasted for almost two years after video of the Times Square confrontation became a YouTube ...
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