Bicycling & The Law
, by Bob Mionske
, is a comprehensive primer on all facets of the law
as it pertains to the average cyclist
. Published in 2007
, Bicycling & the Law
is the first book on bicycle law
written for the average cyclist since The Road Rights and Liabilities of Wheelmen
, published at the height of the bicycle's golden age
. In The Road Rights and Liabilities of Wheelmen
, cyclists were advised of their right to the road, which had been secured in a series of court cases and legislation
in the 1880s
. In Bicycling & The Law
, cyclists are advised on their legal rights developed in the century since the publication of The Road Rights and Liabilities of Wheelmen
, including their legal right to the road, extending back to those early cases. Cyclists are also advised on their legal rights
, as well as how to handle their own traffic ticket, common bicycle accidents, how to avoid them, and what to do if the cyclist is involved in an accident, how to insure themselves, legal responses to harassment of cyclists, lemon laws
, how to protect against bicycle theft
, and contractual
issues cyclists commonly face.
- Green, James M. 2001. Bicycle accident reconstruction for the forensic engineer. Page 267. Victoria, B.C.: Trafford.
- Bicycling & The Law: Your Rights As a Cyclist, by Bob Mionske (Boulder, Colorado: VeloPress 2007) ISBN 978-1-931382-99-1, ISBN 1-931382-99-9
- Bob Mionske biweekly article in VeloNews magazine.