Bicycle Accidents are common. Any time you get out on a busy street, there is always some risk of collision. However, there are ways that can reduce the likelihood of an accident involving a bicycle and another vehicle. Learn how to navigate obstacles that come your way and make sure that others do so as well. If you don’t want to crash into someone else on their bike, avoid getting in the cyclist’s way. You should always look out for cyclists when driving.
Understanding your bicycle accident case
Filing a bicycle accident case is different than any other type of personal injury lawsuit. In order to have a successful bicycle accident case, you need to know what steps to take to win the case, and how to handle the insurance company.
The 3 most common causes of bicycle accidents
Bicycle accidents happen most often when drivers are making turns. If the driver is distracted or drunk, the cyclist has little chance of avoiding a collision. The 3 most common causes of bicycle accidents are the driver being distracted, driving drunk, and the driver making a turn.
The statistics on bicycle accidents
The statistics on bicycle accidents are quite frightening. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that in 2013, 726 bicyclists were killed and 49,000 were injured. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that in 2013, 726 bicyclists were killed and 49,000 were injured.
What if the other person was at fault?
I was in a car accident recently and it really hurt. What if the other person was at fault?
What if I was really at fault?
I had been driving for about three hours when I saw the car in front of me suddenly slow down and stop. The driver had evidently seen something they were not expecting, and it caused their vehicle to suddenly brake, and mine reacted just as quickly and slammed into the back of them. It was a pretty bumpy ride and it looked like both cars would need major repairs. I felt awful and wanted to apologize to the driver, but I knew that my insurance company would take care of it.
What if the other person wasn’t at fault?
Lately, I’ve been so convinced that I’m always at fault in everything. It feels like I’m never right and the other person is always. But what if the other person wasn’t at fault? What if it was me? What if I was too quick to judge? What if I jumped to conclusions? I need to take a step back and think about this.
What if the other person is not guilty? What if they didn’t stop at the red light?
What if the other person is not guilty? What if they didn’t stop at the red light? If you’re ticketed for an infraction and it wasn’t your fault, here’s what you should do:
1. Contact the police and provide as much information as possible to dispute the charge 2. File a formal complaint 3. Request a hearing and represent yourself
If you were ticketed for an infraction and you weren’t at fault, here’s what you
Should I contact an attorney?
A bicycle accident has happened at the intersection of 1st Street and Palm Avenue. The car made a right turn onto Palm Ave, causing the cyclist to fly off the bike. According to witnesses on the scene, the car was heading eastbound on 1st Street before it turned southbound on Palm Ave, causing the cyclist to lose control of the bike.