Category: Bike Accidents
Florida averages over 100 annual deaths from bicycle accidents. This gives our state one of the highest average annual cyclist death rates per million residents in the nation.
Work zones can be dangerous for bicyclists and pedestrians especially as work zones are phased in which means they may change weekly or daily creating unsafe conditions.
Potential accidents may injure students and others at the roundabout at the new Gateway High School. The school can accommodate more than 2,000 students, and drivers near Gateway High School in Fort Myers are cutting corners when in the roundabout.
2021 was one of the deadliest years since 2017 for Lee County, Florida. What should you do if you have an accident?
Vulnerable road users are usually defined as those who are not protected by being in a car, truck, or bus because they have no metal covering if they are in an accident.
The Southwest Florida biking season lasts year-round because of our temperate climate. We have over 800 miles of coastline and many bike-friendly trails for bikers to enjoy. However, bicyclists may suffer catastrophic injuries when riding in Southwest Florida because of the negligence of other motorists.
Bicycle and motor vehicle accidents happen frequently in Southwest Florida. Preparing ahead of time by knowing what to do is important to the outcome for bicyclists.
The Move Over for People Act adds clarity to existing Florida statutes.
Bicycle sales exploded in Southwest Florida in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many residents and visitors found that bicycling was a relief from being quarantined.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates U.S. roads were more dangerous in the second quarter of 2020 than they have been in years.