Bicycle Accident Report

A recently updated report from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommends improving infrastructure, increasing helmet use, and increasing cyclist visibility, among other suggestions to improve bicycle safety. The NTSB, the U.S. federal agency that evaluates civil transportation accidents, released their report entitled “Bicyclist Safety on U.S. Roadways: Crash Risks and Countermeasures” late last year. […]

bicycle accident lawyer

Bicyclists do not usually consider taking out insurance policies on their bikes, but bicycle accidents can be devastating events. People who are involved in serious crashes can often suffer severe injuries that require hospitalization, extensive medical treatment, and rehabilitation. In these cases, the victim might be unable to return to work for weeks, months, or […]

As any bicyclist can tell you, it is potentially dangerous to share the road with motor vehicles. Not only do bicyclists need to exercise caution to avoid an accident, they also need to be aware of important laws before taking to the road. If you are ever injured in an accident, your actions will impact […]

Our bicycle accident lawyers discuss bicycle safety in Alabama.

With summer finally here, people of all ages across the Huntsville area are excited to ride bicycles for recreation, exercise, and transportation. However, biking can be dangerous if bikers and motorists do not follow proper safety precautions. Without helmets, cyclists run an increased risk of suffering traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). In fact, head injuries are […]

Alabama Bicycle Laws

As a bicyclist, knowing and abiding by bicycle laws can be the strongest measure you can take to prevent an accident. Unfortunately, how the rules of the road apply to bicyclists is often the source of some confusion – particularly for drivers of motor vehicles. The laws that dictate how motor vehicles and bicycles should […]

Our bicycle accident lawyers discuss bicycle safety in Alabama.

Alabama’s 3 foot bike law, which went into effect in 2015, was designed to give bicyclists a larger safety buffer when interacting with other vehicles on the road. The law requires motorists to leave at least 3 feet between their vehicle and a bicycle when encountering one on the road. Nowadays, more people are riding […]