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Register Now for the 2017 Vasa Ride in DC

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It’s that time of the year again! Join the Swedish Embassy for the Washington Area Bicyclist Association’s (WABA) 2017 Vasa Ride on Sunday, March 19th. This annual event is a tribute to Sweden’s famed ski race and festival Vasaloppet. The Vasa Ride is a great way to start the year for any bicyclists in the

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Contributory Negligence in Virginia and the District of Columbia

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The doctrine of contributory negligence stands for the proposition that if an injured person’s injuries were caused in any part by his or her own negligence, he or she is not entitled to collect any damages (money) whatsoever from the party that was the major cause of the crash. Contributory negligence is really an outdated legal

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Another Chance for Bike Safety Laws in Virginia

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Last spring we wrote about Virginia’s ranking by the League of American Bicyclists as 16th in the nation for bike safety.  Along with the ranking, the League recommended areas of improvement for the Commonwealth.  In particular, three important bike safety bills were defeated during the 2013 legislative session in Virginia.  Passing these bills into law

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Join the Swedish Embassy for the 2008 "VASA RIDE"

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Vasa Ride 2008 March 2, 2008 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM On March 2, 2008 join WABA, the Embassy of Sweden and TheAthletesLawyer in celebrating Sweden’s famed ski race and festival Vasaloppet by bike ! Jump start your riding season on this fun event, with options for riders of all abilities! Starting from the House

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