DUI Charges Involving Bicycles

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that in 2013, Florida was the state with the second highest number of bicycle accident fatalities. While bicycle accidents can occur in a large number of ways, many of these accidents occurred due to riders who attempted to operate bicycles while under the influence of alcohol and… Read More »

Four Techniques that All Bicyclists Should Have Mastered

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A large number of bicycle accidents are caused by motor vehicle operators who either fail to properly share the road with a cyclist, cannot see a cyclist, do not give the bicyclist the right of way, or one of many other driving errors. Not all bicycle accidents, however, are the result of the motor vehicle… Read More »

How Road Defects Can Cause Bicycle Accidents

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There are a variety of dangers faced by bicyclists including defects on the road. While motor vehicle operators are at a risk of being seriously injured in accidents, the risk of serious injuries greatly increases on bicycles because riders do not have nearly as much protection when accidents happen. Many roads conditions result in a… Read More »

Advice on Riding Bicycles in the Rain

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Riding a bicycle is an exhilarating way to travel. Using a bike also has a much lower impact on the environment than operating a motor vehicle. There are numerous accidents, however, where riding a bicycle can result in deadly accidents and fatalities. One of the most dangerous bicycling conditions is rain, which can sometimes surprise… Read More »

Advice on Handling a New Bicycle

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Receiving a new bicycle can be an exhilarating experience. No matter if you are beginning to ride again for the first time or have upgraded your bicycle, using a bike as a source of transportation can offer views of your surrounding and a source of exercise that are unparalleled. Unfortunately, learning how to handle a… Read More »

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 »