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Bicyclists have similar duties (http://www.virginiadot.org/programs/bk-laws.asp) to a motor vehicle when on the road. There is a legal duty to drive at a reasonable speed and to keep a reasonable lookout for other vehicles. They must also take care to pass bicycles at a safe distance and speed. The Virginia Code (http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?000+cod+46.2-839) provides that any driver

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Stores where you may see Triathlon Trial Lawyer Doug Landau shopping for sports equipment, bicycle parts, athletic gear and nutrition needs include: A-1 Cycles : http://www.a1cycling.com/ Herndon, 2451-I3 Centreville Road (the Clock Tower Shopping Center, just South of the Dulles Toll Road “Herndon Exit”), Herndon, VA 20171. Phone: (703) 793-0400 and Manassas, 7705 Sudley Road,

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How swimming illegally can land you in hot water (or worse !)

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Several local masters swimmers got a “cool down” of a different sort this summer when they were charged with “illegal swimming.” While many of us could be cited for “inefficient strokes,” chided for “cheating on the lane lines” or even penalized for “unnecessary roughness,” few Potomac Valley USMS members think about “jail time” in the

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Bicycles, Minors, and Major concerns

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Abrams Landau lawyer Doug Landau has represented many children who have been injured by negligent drivers. The Herndon Virginia Trial Lawyer notes that many bicycle accidents each year involve those under eighteen years of age. In an earlier blog, the 2006 Virginia Bicycle Crash statistics were cited; one of those 12 fatalities and 835 injuries

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Finding a Place to Train while Travelling

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Finding a “Place” on the Road: Gyms at Airports (if you have a long layover) http://www.airportgyms.com/ IHRSA (International Health Club Site – Finds clubs by zip code, facilities, price !) http://www.vicinity.com/ihrsa/startprx.hm USMS www.usms.org (United States Masters Swimming) Not only can you find a pool, but even make a connection with a Masters Swim Team in

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Abrams Landau client gets new home improvements

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Home Improvements ? For injured workers ? Is Landau fore real ?   Injured workers under comp Awards are eligible for medical, wage loss and medication benefits. But there are many other types of benefits available according to Herndon Lawyer Doug Landau. Abrams Landau clients have benefited from the experience and teamwork of the workers

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Loudoun County Car and Bicycle crash, part 2

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When Reston bicycle riders were struck by an impatient young driver, they turned to an experienced trial lawyer, injury advocate and triathlete. The injured Reston cyclists contacted Abrams Landau for help. The Virginia cyclists knew Doug Landau, the “Triathlon Trial Lawyer,” from the Reston Century rides (where Doug Landau is shown, at right, with Washingon

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