Bicycle Accidents

Another source of serious death can be bicycles when there is a collision with big automobiles. Often, the law enforcers would blame the vehicles for not taking good care of the way they bike. In spite of this, there is also a responsibility on the part of the drivers to keep in mind that there may be smaller units and even pedestrians. The liability on this type of accident is based on negligence. Since the determination on the level of negligence can be really difficult, the suggestions below can help you out. This subsection includes an overview of liability basics, tips and suggestions for how to stay safe on the roads, an in-depth piece about accident liability for child bicyclists, and other resources pertaining to bicycle accidents and the law.

  • Bicycle Accidents OverviewWhen a car has collided with a bicycle, the injuries to the cyclist are often severe. There could be negligence on the part of the car driver but the cyclist can also be guilty of contributory negligence. This happens when the cyclist is also at fault for the accident.
  • Child Bicycle Accident LiabilityIt is one of the responsibilities of drivers to have extra diligence when driving around children cyclists. However, this does not mean that children can never be guilty of contributory negligence.
  • NHTSA’s Safe Riding TipsIt will always be helpful to visit the website of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. On this website, there are tips for the safety of the cyclists such as wearing helmets and other protective gears.

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