The many causes of bike accidents

On behalf of ZAPPITELL Law Firm posted in Bicycle Accidents on Thursday, March 17, 2016.

When you ride your bike, you hope that you can so in a safe manner. As long as you follow the rules of the road, it is your belief that nothing bad will ever happen. Unfortunately, this is not always true.

There is always the possibility that you could be involved in an accident with a motor vehicle. If this happens, there is a good chance you will be injured.

So, why are bike accidents so common? There are many reasons for this, including the fact that some drivers don’t want to share the road with bicyclists.

Some of the most common actions that lead to a collision with a bicyclist include:

— Left turns without looking.

— Distracted driving.

— Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

— Not using turn signals.

— Running a red light or stop sign.

— Road rage.

— Speeding.

If you are hit by a car while riding your bike, don’t wait to receive medical attention. You need to know if you were injured and which treatment strategy will put you on the best path to a full recovery.

We have helped many people recover from a bike accident. It can be a challenge to do so, but we have the knowledge and experience to point you in the right direction. With our help, you may be able to receive compensation for your injuries. Visit us online or contact us via phone. Either way, take the time to get in touch. We are here to answer your questions and make sure your future is bright.

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