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What Is a Right Hook Accident?

Posted April 4, 2023

A right hook accident is a type of bicycle accident that occurs when a cyclist is riding to the right of a motor vehicle and the motorist turns right, not allowing the bicyclist enough time or space to avoid a collision. These accidents can be deadly for bicyclists, who may crash into the motor vehicle… read more

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Florida Bicycle Laws

Posted September 16, 2022

Before you ride a bicycle in Florida, you should brush up on the state’s bicycle laws to make sure you have everything you need, such as all of the required bicycle equipment and gear. Reviewing Florida’s bicycle laws can also help you understand who was in the wrong and who may be held financially responsible… read more

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Common Types of Motorcycle and Bicycle Accident Injuries

Motorcycle and bicycle accidents can involve abrupt collisions and potentially severe injuries to the rider. Even though motorcycles are faster and more powerful, a bicycle accident can be equally as devastating. A cyclist may crash or be struck by a motor vehicle while riding under 5 mph and can still sustain catastrophic, life-threatening injury. Wearing… read more

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Bicycle Accidents and Helmet Statistics

Posted March 21, 2014

In South Florida, bicycle accidents occur at a relatively high rate. Central and southern Florida’s major metropolitan areas are among the nation’s most dangerous areas when it comes to fatal bicycle accidents. A few different causes are common among many accidents between bicyclists and motor vehicles. Bicycle helmet awareness has been a growing topic of… read more

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Tampa Driver Found Guilty 3 Years after Striking and Killing USF Bicyclist

Posted February 12, 2014

A Tampa area driver that killed a bicyclist in an accident nearly three years ago has been found guilty. The vehicle the man was driving had been exceeding 90mph when he struck and killed a cyclist close to the University of South Florida’s Riverfront Park. On Monday, February 3rd, a jury convicted Lenoy Angel Rivera,… read more

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Arrest Made in Fatal Tandem Bike Accident

Posted September 5, 2013

Rob Lemon and his girlfriend, Hilary Michalak, were riding their tandem bike early Monday on the Memorial Causeway in Clearwater when a vehicle crashed into them, according to media reports. The impact splintered the bike into pieces and tossed the couple 50 feet apart, the Ledger reported. Meanwhile, the vehicle reportedly kept going. Though both… read more

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