WATCH HOW YOU RIDE!! BIKES ARE DANGEROUS!!
Can you believe that there has been a 7% increase in bicyclist fatalities from 2006 to 2016. According to the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center there were 840 bicyclist deaths in the USA during 2016. In Florida, there were 116 cyclist deaths in 2017.
Causes of Bicycle Accidents:
- Car collisions
- Elderly Drivers
- Poor roadway/walkway conditions
- Tourists unfamiliar with roads
- Crashes/collisions of any kind
- Animal related falls
Car collisions are a staggering 29% of cause for bicycle accident in 2015.
There is a common misconception that the road rules do not apply to cyclists as they do to motorists, but that is simply not the case. Same road, Same rules. Still, bicyclists are more like pedestrians, and they are generally entitled to the right of way.
Car drivers need to be careful of bicyclists, because when they’re not, bicyclists get badly hurt or killed. Should you or a loved one suffer from the carelessness of another person, we’re here to help.
At Cutler Rader, we will fight for you and represent you for the injuries you have sustained. Most lawsuits have a limited time frame in which you can file before you waive your rights to seek possible compensation, so it is very important to act quickly. Contact us at (954) 913-CASE (2273) for your complimentary consultation regarding your bicycle accident.