New 2019 Law Affecting American River Bike Trail

A new law has been put in place that impacts folks involved in a collision along the American River Bike Trail.  Anyone involved in a collision with another person on the bike trail must remain at the scene until officials arrive at the scene of the collision.  The goal of the law is to eliminate hit-and-run collisions along bike trails.

The following link will direct you to an article that provides details on this new 2019 law:

New road law targets hit-and-runs on bike paths

 

Rock Throwing Along The American River Bike Trail

The Sacramento Bee is reporting some recent violent acts, including rock throwing at bicyclists, along the American River Bike Trail.   The article identifies some homeless folks that live in the area as the perpetrators. 

As always, safety is the highest priority when traveling the American River Bike Trail and other areas.   If you learn of any similar incidents along the bike trail, it is important to report the incidents to the rangers that work along the American River Parkway.

The Sacramento Bee article can be found at the following link: Sacramento Bee Article