Riding a bike is great for many reasons. You can get your exercise on, hike through the wilderness, and even go site seeing.
However, bicycle accidents do happen, and can result in serious and sometimes fatal injuries. Liability for bike accident injuries comes down to negligence, whether the driver caused the cyclist’s injuries, or negligence by the cyclist caused or contributed to the accident.
Negligence by a driver can take many forms. For example, speeding, running a stop sign, and drifting into a bike lane all constitute driver negligence. Driving under the influence is also a major cause for many bike accidents. In addition, Drivers who are on the road at night should be aware of their surroundings for bicyclists.
For cyclists, there are safety guidelines to follow when out and about. At night, when visibility is at risk, it is especially important to follow these tips in order to avoid injury by a car:
Remember, when you’re out on a daytime or evening bike ride, be sure to follow these guidelines for your personal safety. After all, Bike riding should be an enjoyable experience.[ssba]