Bicycling Near Cars

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When you venture to take a trip on your bicycle, you expect to be given the same consideration that any other driver or pedestrian would receive. Sadly, this is not always the case. Many car drivers are negligent when it comes to providing safe settings for those on bikes. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to help keep yourself safe near risky drivers.

If you or someone you love has suffered from a bicycle accident caused by the negligence of someone else, you have a right to seek compensation for your pain and suffering. The Tucson, Flagstaff and Phoenix personal injury lawyers Miller, Pitt, Feldman & McAnally, P.C. can help you seek the fiscal compensation you need and deserve following your accident. Contact our office today to learn more about your options.

Tips for Bicycling Near Cars

There are a number of steps you can take to keep yourself safe when bicycling near cars on the road. These include:

    • Use a headlight.
    • Always wear a helmet.
    • Follow all traffic laws as if you were a car.
    • Ride on the right side of the road.
    • Always signal your turns.
    • Use caution when cycling near parked cars, as a door could open unexpectedly.
    • Use safe speeds to give yourself time to react.

These steps will help keep you safe when sharing the road with cars and other vehicles.