Bicycle riders in many areas across the United States are encouraged to ride their bikes on the road. This means that bike riders share the road with automobiles. For many bicycle riders, this presents a potential danger, as many motorists are not willing to share the road.
When an automobile collides with a bicycle, the result is almost always more damaging to the bike rider. If you or someone you love suffered an injury in an accident with a negligent automobile driver, contact the Clearwater bike accident lawyers of Tragos, Sartes & Tragos, PLLC at 727-441-9030.
Individuals should always keep in mind that safely riding on the road requires the alertness and attention of both bike riders and automobile drivers. In many cases, bicycle and automobile accidents are the fault of the bike rider.
To hold up their share of the responsibility, bike riders should always:
Taking these tips into account may help a bike rider avoid a serious accident. Ultimately, drivers must also exercise caution when bike riders are sharing the road.
Reckless drivers who cause accidents with bicycles should be held accountable for the injuries that they cause. If you or your loved one suffered an injury in a bicycle accident with an aggressive driver, contact the Clearwater bike accident attorneys of Tragos, Sartes & Tragos, PLLC at 727-441-9030 to learn more about your legal rights.