Why do bike accidents happen?
Every bike crash is different but there are some common factors. These include age, time of day, urban environments, and type of roadway.
Can a driver pass a bicycle?
A driver can only pass a bicycle if there is a safe distance of at least 3 feet.
Does a bicyclist have a right of way in a bike lane?
Generally, other drivers must yield to bikes traveling in a bike lane.
Can a bicyclist ride on the sidewalk?
A bicyclist over the age of 12 cannot ride on a sidewalk.
Do I have to wear a helmet on a bike?
Although no helmet is required under 16 years old, it is important to wear one for safety.
How much does a bicycle accident attorney cost?
If you have been injured in a bicycle accident, a Georgia bicycle accident attorney will likely charge you a percentage of the amount you recover, if any. This is called a contingent fee.