Despite many motorists apparently believing that they own the roads, this is simply not true. Pedestrians and cyclists have just as much right to use the roads as their motorized counterparts do, and even more so while within designated areas. If you have chosen a bicycle as your mode of transport around San Bernardino for any one of the array of potential reasons, you are probably all too aware of your vulnerability if pitted against a car, truck, bus, or another vehicle. Drivers of these vehicles have a duty to be aware of cyclists on the road at all times and to act in a way which protects their safety. It is never acceptable for a motorist to behave in a way that poses a threat to a cyclist, nor to attempt to intimidate them. However, what is acceptable and what actually happens can be two very different things, as our San Bernardino bicycle accident attorneys have learned through experience.
If you have been knocked off your bicycle by impatient or reckless motorists, or otherwise involved in a collision, you should seek expert legal advice from a San Bernardino bicycle accident attorney immediately.
Although only minors are legally obliged to wear a helmet while cycling, it is strongly recommended for all bicyclists to do so. Some of the statistics comparing those accidents involving cyclists with and without helmets include:
When you, or a loved one, have been injured in a San Bernardino bicycle accident, you could benefit considerably from the legal representation of a skilled attorney. To discuss your case with an outstanding San Bernardino bicycle accident attorney from JML Law, call us today on 818-610-8800 for your free initial consultation.
Every case is unique and needs to be evaluated by our experienced lawyers. If you have been injured in a work-related accident.