When do you need an Orlando bicycle accident attorney?

Orlando bicycle accident attorney

Bicycles have increasingly become a primary mode of transportation.  And with that an increase in the number of people injured in bicycle accidents has increased.

In Florida a bicycle is legally defined as a vehicle, and the rider considered a driver.  While a bicyclist has the same rights as a driver, they are also expected to obey the same laws as drivers. These include stopping for red lights, at stop signs, using lights at night, riding with the flow of traffic and yielding to pedestrians and yielding the right of way when entering roadways.        Continue Reading

Bike Riders Have Rights In Florida

Despite the fact that bike riding is such a laid-back activity, bicycle accidents are alarmingly common, especially in Florida. According to a report in the Fort Myers News-Press, 120 people died in biking accidents in 2014, meaning that Florida’s numbers are more than double the national bike fatality rate. In fact, Florida is the most dangerous state for bicycle riders, partly because there are so many bikes and so many cars vying for room on the roads.          Continue Reading

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