What Are The Common Causes Of Bicycle Accidents In Florida?
Distracted drivers are the most common cause of bicycle accidents, including drivers who are texting.
Are Bicyclists Allowed On Roadways With Regular Vehicles In The Tampa Area?
In some places in Tampa, bicyclists are permitted on roadways. It is marked on the on the road to the right with little bicycle signs.
What Types Of Injuries Do Bicycle Riders generally Sustain In Accidents With Motor Vehicles?
Similarly to motorcycle accidents, bicycle accidents tend to produce amputations, burns, disfigurements, fractures, neck and back injuries, road rash, soft tissue injuries, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, and PTSD.
If I Was Not Wearing My Bicycle Helmet When Involved In An Accident Could That Hurt My Settlement?
There is no law requiring bicyclists to wear helmets.
Is There Any Contributory Or Comparative Fault In Bicycle Accident Cases?
Due to comparative fault in Florida, we do not rule out your case just because you were partly at fault. You still have a claim, even if you were riding on the wrong side of the road, for example.
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