Go with the flow of traffic. Always obey traffic signals. Make sure you always have a red reflector on the front and back of your bicycle. Always wear a helmet. You’ve probably heard these traffic rules for bicyclists many times. However, when you’re sharing the roadways with motorists these road rules are the difference between staying safe and not causing an accident that results in injury.
What Can You Do to Avoid Bike Accidents
Las Vegas intersections are high-risk for pedestrian / motor-vehicle accidents. Drivers often underestimate the speed you’re traveling. Many aren’t watching out for bicyclists. Here are some suggestions to avoid getting hit by a motorist:
Bike-Car Accidents: What to do After a Crash
If you are injured in a crash, seek immediate medical attention. If you are not, call the police and wait for them to arrive. Also do the following:
Hopefully you are never involved in a traffic accident while riding a bicycle. However, should the need arise, speak to a personal injury lawyer who has experience representing bicycle-accident victims.
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