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Tribeca is located in Lower Manhattan and bounded by Canal Street, West Street, Broadway and Chambers Street. Tribeca stands for Triangle Below Canal and the zip codes are 10007 and 10013.
You have probably seen that electric bicycles, sometime referred to as e-Bikes seem to be traveling all over Tribeca nowadays. From people just using them to get around, to delivery service men and women riding them to shuffle deliveries from place to place. Electric vehicles are here to stay, with even electric cars replacing traditional fuel guzzling automobiles.
Electrified scooter and electrified bicycle accidents have increased as their prevalence has, and since e-bikers are exposed, without seatbelts or airbags, their injuries can often times be much worse. We offer free in-office consultations and there is never a fee unless we are successful on your behalf.
Electric bicycles, also known as e-bikes, have become increasingly popular throughout the New York City area. They are relatively inexpensive, at lease when compared to the price of a car, and they don’t require fuel. You get to be out in the fresh air, but you don’t have to pedal as hard or as fast as you do on a traditional bicycle.
The criteria for an e-bike generally includes:
While the law is likely to be changing rapidly, as of January 19, 2023, DMV definitions include:
Operating an electric scooter or bicycle with electric assist
Effective April 2020 – the law allows people to operate bicycles with electric assist (e-bikes) on some streets and highways in New York State.
Effective August 2, 2020 – the law allows people to operate electric scooters (e-scooters) and bicycles with electric assist (e-bikes) on some streets and highways in New York State.
You can operate an electric scooter or bicycle with electric assist on some streets and highways in New York State:
If you or a loved one have been injured in an electric bike accident, we can help you get through the legal process. Our firm has been assisting accident victims for more than Fifteen Years and we can help you too.
Common injuries related to electric bike accidents that we have seen have included:
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NEWS- August 24, 2022: An e-bike operator in Tribeca NYC was critically injured when he was t-boned by a vehicle making a left hand turn from Church Street onto Thomas. The vehicle that struck the e-bike was a Volkswagen Jetta and the operator of the e-bike was ejected over the handlebars, removed from the scene to Bellevue Hospital.
In early 2023, the firm recovered $900,000.00 for an injured e-biker less than two (2) years following the accident at a private Mediation.
If you have been injured in a Tribeca E-bike Accident due to someone else’s negligence, contact the personal injury Lawyer at Michael J. Redenburg, Esq. PC and get the wheels of justice spinning for you. Call 212-240-9465 now!