Operating a bicycle as your main mode of transportation can be unnerving on many roadways, especially those that do not have a dedicated bicycle lane. Many drivers do not care to share the roads with cyclists and some even hold hostile attitudes towards them. When drivers do not mind the rights of cyclists to be on the roads, they risk causing horrible accidents and injuring innocent people.
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Causes of Cyclist Accidents
Major roadways and stubborn drivers can pose serious dangers to unsuspecting cyclists. Even the most cautious bike riders are in danger of being hit by reckless drivers. Some of the causes accidents involving cyclists and reckless drivers include:
- Failure to give cyclists right of way when called for
- Swerving into bike lane
- Running through red lights and stop signs
- Not using turn signals
Drivers should exercise caution when there are cyclists on the roads with them. When they hit cyclists, the resulting injuries are often devastating and can sometimes be fatal.
If you have been hurt by a driver through no fault of your own, the Detroit cyclist accident lawyers of Ravid & Associates, P.C., can help you seek compensation for your injuries. Call our knowledgeable personal injury lawyers at (866) 644-6587 to learn more about how we can serve you.