Op-Ed: Last week’s hit-and-run bike collision is rare, says expert

The dramatic hit-and-run collision last week¬†between a car and two cyclists on Tunnel Road in Berkeley that was captured on video¬†drew a widespread response — both from within and outside the cycling community. Writing in Berkeleyside’s Opinionator section,¬†Renee Rivera,¬†Executive Director of the¬†East Bay Bicycle Coalition, says that, while the video was scary, it is worth knowing that this is an extremely rare type of collision. Read her thoughts on bicycle safety.

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