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November 6/14 9:41 am - Canadian Legal Guide to Cycling

Posted by Editoress on 11/6/14

More Canadians are riding bicycles than ever before, but did you know that riding your bike in Canada is now almost as heavily regulated as driving your car?

Whether you are one of more than 200,000 Canadians who commute by bike, the parent of a child with her first two-wheeler, a veteran racer, or a recreational rider, the chances are you will need this book. In Every Cyclist's Guide to Canadian Law, Craig Forcese and Nicole LaViolette, both law professors and avid cyclists, provide a comprehensive overview of Canadian law for bicycles - covering rules of the road, purchasing and using bicycles, what to do in the case of an accident or a stolen bike, starting up your own cycling club, racing your bike, and much more.




Accessibly written and often humorous, this book is written for those with little or no legal background. Using straightforward and jargon-free explanations, the authors include anecdotes and examples drawn from their own experiences as seasoned recreational and competitive cyclists.

Every Cyclist's Guide to Canadian Law will also provide an authoritative reference for lawyers, club directors, coaches, and sporting event planners. Available online Here.

A portion of the proceeds from this book will go to the Share the Road Cycling Coalition.

Authors Craig Forcese and Nicole LaViolette will be participating in a book signing event at the Toronto International Book Fair. The event will be held at Irwin Law's booth, Indie Publishers Pavilion, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, on Friday November 14th, from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm.

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