Cycling has become increasingly popular, especially in larger cities where commuting with vehicles is not deemed essential. As we approach the spring season, children and adults will be riding bicycles for fun, fitness, or transportation – many on sidewalks or even on the road.
It’s important to teach your child how to ride his/her bicycle safely and avoid crashes. Serious bicycle crashes are rare, and the “heart healthy” benefits of bicycling far outweigh the risks.
People on bicycles have the same rights and responsibilities as people behind the wheel of a vehicle. As a driver of a vehicle keep in mind:
Accidents do happen, even if you are extra cautious. If you or a loved one has suffered injuries from a biking crash, contact our team of attorneys at Scartelli Olszewski P.C. for a free consultation today.