As Biking Picks Up, So Do Ft. Lauderdale Biking Crashes
Miami Biking Accident Attorney is Here to Explain
Located in Sunrise, Florida, the Sunrise bicycle accident lawyers at the Abramowitz, Pomerantz, and Coffey are concerned with South Florida’s high number of Fort Lauderdale biking accidents. In their practice, they witness too frequently the devastation of a South Florida bicycle accident injury. Florida is a beautiful state, with many avid cyclists, but the dangers caused by too many cars and too few West Palm Beach bicycle lanes is sometimes dangerous.
The most common Sunrise Florida bike safety advice after “wear a helmet” is “follow the law,” but most people are already aware that it’s a bad idea to race through a red light when there’s cross traffic.
The other problem with the “follow the law” message is that people may think that’s all they need to do. But following the law is not enough to keep you safe, not by a long shot. Here’s an example: The law tells you to ride as far to the right as is practicable. But if you ride too far to the right, someone exiting a parked car could open their door right in front of you, you’ll be less visible to motorists pulling out of driveways and parking lots, and South Florida motorists coming from behind may pass you way too closely in the same lane because you didn’t make them change lanes. In each of these cases you were following the law, but you made it easier for yourself to get hit, causing a South Florida biking accident.
Our bicycle accident lawyers in Miami, Fort Lauderdale , Sunrise or Palm Beach have extensive personal injury law experience and are here to help you with you biking accident needs. We are dedicated to obtaining full and fair compensation for anyone injured as a result of a Dade, Broward or Pam Beach cycling accident injury, or obtaining wrongful death compensation if a family member was killed while riding a bike in Dade, Broward or Palm Beach County.