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Bike warning sign in Portland, Oregon
On Monday, a physician was convicted of assault and other criminal charges for slamming on his car's brakes and injuring two cyclists on a Brentwood road last year. The trial of Dr. Christopher Thompson lasted three weeks and drew close attention from bike riders who viewed the case as a test of the judicial system's willingness to protect cyclists. How can we create a safer environment for both cyclists and motorists?