What to Do If...

Your bike is stolen

Local Motion no longer maintains a stolen bike registry. We encourage people to use one of the commercially available bike registries.  

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You are in a crash

BikeCrashLego_thumb.jpgCrashes do happen.  If you've had a crash with motor vehicle, we have a number of tips that will protect you, both physically and legally!  There is help if you need it.  Read on to learn more about what to do.

Find a Bike Lawyer

Be sure to follow these three steps:

1) Seek medical attention if needed
2) File a police report
3) Contact a lawyer to make sure your rights are protected (see list of lawyers below)

For more detail, read the document "What To Do If You Are Hit By A Car" published on VeloNews 

Insurance companies for drivers are always looking to minimize any costs to the insurance company or their customers.  Cyclists and pedestrians don't have this built in protection.  There are many Vermont lawyers who will provide a free initial consultation to cyclists and pedestrians.


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