In Florida, bicycles are considered vehicles and must follow the same rules of the road as motorists. Bicyclists should also expect other drivers to exercise a reasonable level of care to avoid a collision. However, bicycle accidents still occur and leave thousands of victims with painful injuries each year. To help keep yourself and others safe, follow these tips on bicycle safety.
While bicyclists have a right to use the road, it’s important to understand and obey traffic laws regarding bicycles. Here are a few important ones to remember.
To help prevent accidents, follow these basic safety precautions:
If you or a loved one is ever injured in a bicycle accident, contact a bicycle accident attorney at the Capaz Law firm. We are passionate advocates for injured pedestrians, bicyclists and motorcyclists and will fight to get you the compensation you deserve for your injuries. Call (813) 440-2700 for your free consultation.
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