Gov. Pat Quinn answered bikers’ call on Monday, April 25. The state now counts ‘dooring’ incidents among vehicle-bicycle crash counts. Prior to this announcement, IDOT did not count these accidents because the motor-vehicles were not in motion. The Chicago Tribune reports these are the most common accidents, and that ‘dooring’ can be fatal.
Chicagoans to took Twitter to share their reactions to this measure. Check out their comments on my Storify post: