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Archive: Bicycle Accidents

Top Three Things to do After a Florida Bicycle Accident

Bike Accident Attorneys in Clearwater

Whether you are driving a sedan, scooter, or motorcycle, no traveler is more exposed to injury than a bicyclist. Considering Florida’s abundantly clear skies, many residents and travelers take advantage of the weather to enjoy a bicycle ride down the…

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What Do I Do If I’ve Been in a Biking Accident?

Bicycle Accident Lawyers in Clearwater, Florida

The actions you take immediately following a bicycle accident are critical to protecting your rights. While individual situations may require an adjustment to this plan, in general, you should follow these steps after being involved in a biking accident: Report…

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Florida Leads The Nation In Bicycle Deaths

Florida contains a vast network of biking trails that are used 12 months out of the year by recreational and long-distance cyclists alike. Florida also has one of the largest populations of people who use bicycles as their primary mode…

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St. Petersburg Bike Accidents Caused By Road Hazards

According to the 2012 National Survey on Bicyclist and Pedestrian Attitudes and Behaviors[1], 13% of bicycle injuries are caused by road hazards. Bikes are particularly susceptible to accidents caused by road hazards because of their relative instability and thin tires. …

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Pedestrian/Bicycle Safety Enforcement Begins In Clearwater

In an attempt to keep pedestrians and bicyclists safe[1] the Clearwater Police Department announced in March 2016 that the awareness campaign related to bicycle and pedestrian safety has entered the “enforcement phase.” This means that those caught violating the law…

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Some Questions And Answers Regarding Florida Electric Bicycle Laws

Some Questions and Answers Regarding Florida Electric Bicycle Laws Electric assisted bicycles are becoming a very common sight on bike paths, sidewalks and even beaches. They come in all different forms and have names like Pedego, Prodeco, Haibike and Rad….

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St. Petersburg Bicycle Versus Vehicle Accidents

St. Petersburg Bicycles In Florida, the bicycle is legally defined as a vehicle and the bicyclist is a driver. Bicyclists have the same rights to the roadways[1], and must obey the same traffic laws as the drivers of other vehicles….

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A Warning To Bike Renters

With Tampa continually being ranked as a top city in the Southeast to live in, offering an abundance of culture and amenities at livable prices, one can only presume from the multitude of rising figures that relate to job growth…

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Clearwater Bicyclists Should Be Aware of the Risk of “Right Hook” Accidents

Car hits bicycle in right hook accident, explains Clearwater, FL bicycle accident lawyer

On any given day, Clearwater residents are likely to see several bicyclists utilizing our roadways, both for exercise and as a form of transportation. While riding bicycles and other types of pedal-powered vehicles is undoubtedly healthy, fuel-efficient, and cost-effective, it…

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How an Attorney Can Help You After a Bicycle Accident?

Following a bicycle accident, an injured victim may not know what to do. Once your injuries are stabilized, it is always a good idea to contact a bicycle accident lawyer who can help you in the following ways: Advise you…

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