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Bicycle Accidents

Bicycle Helmet Safety Reduces Head Injury Risk For many cyclists, adults and children alike, wearing a helmet helps ensure safety when riding. Helmet use substantially decreases the risk of head injury in the event of an accident, from crashes with a car to unexpected tumbles off the bicycle. Unfortunately, relying…

Florida Bicycle Accidents that Occur on Major Roads and Streets Did you know Florida is a cycling hotspot? Just check out how many bicycle tours and bicycle races happen every month around the state. And that’s just the bicycling events. Tens of thousands of Floridians take to the Sunshine State’s…

As public awareness of the dangers of head injuries increases, more and more parents have come to appreciate how essential helmets are to keep their children’s developing brains safe. There is, perhaps, no recreational activity in which wearing a helmet is more important than bicycling (or riding anything with wheels,…

Lyft E-Bike Hazards and Accident Liability Bicycle sharing services owned by the popular rideshare company, Lyft, have begun removing electric bikes from their bicycle fleets after complaints about unexpectedly strong brakes. Bicycle sharing services in New York, Washington, and San Francisco have all cited safety concerns over the bike’s brakes…

City Infrastructure Not Conducive to Bicycle Safety The Wall Street Journal reported in 2018 that the Tampa Bay area was the most dangerous place to cycle in the United States, with Pinellas County—home to St. Petersburg—as the most dangerous of all the counties in that area. The Wall Street Journal…

A September 2018 report in the Wall Street Journal analyzed the most recent data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and found the Greater Tampa Bay area as the most dangerous place to ride bicycles in the nation, with Pinellas County as the deadliest of all area counties….