Advice on Cycling around Pedestrians in Florida

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Most people who bicycle often spend at least some time riding around pedestrians, who are frequently hard to predict and can end up causing deadly accidents. Fortunately, there are some safety measures that bicyclists can follow to avoid ending up in accidents with pedestrians. These measures, however, will reduce the chances of being involved in… Read More »

Florida Golf Cart and Bicycle Safety

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As you travel around The Villages, one of the first things you will notice is the way people travel. It is possible to live, shop and play in The Villages without having to own and maintain a car. With cars, golf carts, and bicycles sharing the roads, safety is important for the drivers and passengers… Read More »

Commonly Asked Insurance Questions About Florida Bicycle Accidents

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Insurance is a very complicated field, which means that bicyclists frequently have questions about how insurance applies when accidents occur. While there are dozens if not hundreds of complicated issues that arise in these cases, there are some commonly asked questions that bicyclists have about insurance. This article will provide answers to some of the… Read More »

Head-on Collision Issues from Bicycle Accidents

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If you were riding a bicycle and were struck by another vehicle, you understand just how devastating these accidents can be. Head-on collisions occur when your bicycle strikes the front end of another vehicle. Frequently, these accidents result in a person’s bicycle being severely damaged as well as injuries and fatalities resulting. Even though it… Read More »

What You Need to Know Before Becoming a Cycling Commuter

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Many people discover that there is a large range of benefits to be realized from cycling to work. While it often results in a quicker commute and is a great form of exercise, there is still the risk of being seriously injured if an accident occurs. There are fortunately some important precautions that can follow… Read More »

What to Do after a Bicycle Accident

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Bicycle riders are at great risk of being seriously injured when accidents occur involving motor vehicles. While motor vehicle operators are protected by the vehicle itself, bicyclists are much more vulnerable when serious accidents occur. Although there are some important safety steps that bicyclists can take, bicycle accidents still occur at an alarmingly high rate.… Read More »

The Danger of Poorly Maintained Bicycle Paths

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Some cities in Florida are making efforts to become more friendly to cyclists, but many cities and areas of Florida are not making these issues a priority yet. Even in some cities where efforts have been made to increase safety for bicyclists, bicycle paths are often left unmaintained which leaves bicyclists in a compromised position.… Read More »

Bicycle Accidents Involving Drivers Without Insurance

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In a large number of bicycle accidents, the resulting damage and injuries are covered by the responsible driver’s insurance company. Unfortunately, sometimes accident occurs when the responsible driver does not have insurance. In these situations, a person is fortunately not always out of luck. If a bicyclist has an automobile insurance policy, there is a… Read More »

What You Need to Know About E-Bikes in Florida

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An increasing trend in Florida cycling is the use of e-bikes or electronic-assisted bicycles, which require a rider to pedal to power the bike’s motor. Unlike motorcycles, e-bikes lack hand throttles. Some of the e-bikes that are available in Florida, however, are capable of being powered even if a rider does not pedal. There are… Read More »

The Role of Bicycle Lights During Day Time

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A few years ago, it was the rare extra cautious bicyclist who decided to use a blinking light on their bicycle. Many people previously thought that daytime lights were unnecessary because the lights were not easily noticeable. In reality, however, there are some distinct advantages to be gained through the use of bicycle lights and… Read More »