CA Road Rules for Bicyclists from Five Perspectives

May 2, 2013
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

The Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition presents our Bike Safe: Rules of the Road pocket guide kick-off event:  CA Road Rules for Bicyclists from Four Perspectives!

Join LACBC as we welcome four speakers to give us their insight into California’s bicycle rules and how those affect you, what you should know, as well as your rights and responsibilities as a bicyclist. This presentation coincides with the introduction of LACBC’s new “Bike Safe” rules of the road pocket guide (copies of which will be distributed at the event). The presentation will include a Q & A session at the end.

When: Wednesday, May 22; 7 – 8:30 PM

Where: LACBC Headquarters, Edison Room (1st Floor) - 634 S. Spring St., Los Angeles, 90014

Admission: FREE for LACBC Members
 / $10 General Public

Healthy Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Bicycle Parking will also be provided free of charge.

Please note: any information provided at this event will not constitute legal advice.

About the Panelists:

Sgt. Jon Aufdemberg, LAPD South Traffic Division, Bicycle Liaison
Sgt. Aufdemberg has been with the LAPD for eighteen years and a motor Sergeant assigned to South Traffic Division for the past four years. He was appointed as the bicycle liaison for South Bureau in September of 2012. 

James L. Pocrass, Attorney, Pocrass & De Los Reyes, LLP
Jim Pocrass is a partner at Pocrass & De Los Reyes LLP and a leading Los Angeles trial lawyer. Jim has obtained numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for people who have suffered serious personal injuries, or families who have lost a loved one, due to the negligence or carelessness of another.

Ted Rogers, Biking in LA Blog, LACBC Board member
LACBC Board Member Ted Rogers is the author of the popular bicycling blog BikinginLA, as well as an experienced advertising copywriter and marketing consultant. An advocate for the rights and safety of cyclists, he's a lifelong bicyclist, and has ridden everywhere from the bayous of Louisiana to the Colorado Rockies and the mean streets of Southern California.

Cynthia Rose, Co-Founder, Santa Monica Spoke
Cynthia Rose is a co-founder of Santa Monica Spoke and LACBC's local chapter programs. She is a League Certified Cycling Instructor with the League of American Bicyclists and teaches safe cycling throughout Los Angeles County as well as coordinating  Safe Routes to School programing in the City of Santa Monica. She is a strong advocate for improved bicycle infrastructure and policies in Santa Monica and LA County as well as on state and national levels.

Lt. Marjory Jacobs, LA County Sheriff's Department

Marjory Jacobs has been a lieutenant for the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department for five years and is currently assigned to the Medical Services Bureau as the operations lieutenant. She is a member of the Sheriffs cycling team as well as a participant in the Police Unity Tour over the past two years.