- Time: Try to ride at times where their is no traffic.
- Lights: Use Front and tail lights, even during the day.
- Defense: Ride defensively. Assume that cars do not see you, and anticipate their movements.
- Slow: Slow down in areas with parallel parked cars, opening car doors can cause traumatic injuries.
- Camera: Ride with a camera, in the event of an accident, camera footage could be vital to your case.
- Insurance: Carry Uninsured Motorist coverage on your car insurance.
You Have Rights Why Not Protect Them?
As a cyclist I understand the struggle of riding around vehicles. I know the ins and outs of the law when it comes to cycling. Why trust anyone else?
The Law Offices of Jeffrey A Vivo specialize in injuries sustained during bicycle activities. Bicycle accidents usually result in serious and frequently fatal injuries. The process of recovering damages for injuries in bicycle accidents with automobiles involve many of the same issues as an auto accident injury claim. Bike accident injury liability most often comes down to negligence, whether the car driver was negligent or the cyclist caused or contributed to the crash.
All vehicular forms of transportation are obligated to obey the rules of the road.
This includes traffic laws and the duty to exercise ordinary care with regards to one's own and the safety of others on the road. In cases involving children on bicycles, courts hold drivers to higher standards and care. The majority of bicycle accidents with automobiles are those involving children. Children are held to a lower standard concerning expected carefulness while riding bikes.
Below are some articles from me about your rights and better ways to protect them.