When bicyclists pedal in the streets of Denver, you must share the road and obey all traffic laws, signs, and signals, just as all motor vehicles must do so. Traffic laws are implemented in the Denver Metro Area to facilitate safety and predictability within the transportation system. It is your responsibility to know the laws, despite the transportation you choose, and reduce the chance of personal injuries.
Mike Inglis knows he probably will receive little from the $353 million verdict a Jefferson County jury reached this week in the civil case he brought against the driver who struck and killed his wife, Gwen, last year while the couple were riding bikes on West Alameda Parkway. But it’s important to send a message about drunken and distracted driving, he said.