In recent decades, there has been a drop in the number of people seriously hurt or killed in car accidents as car safety technologies have developed. Unfortunately, bicycle riders don’t benefit from the advanced safety technologies in vehicles, so bikers remain at substantial risk of suffering serious or fatal injuries when bike accidents happen.
To protect bike riders, both riders and drivers need to know the rules of the road and should always exercise reasonable care while operating their vehicles.
In order to promote safety and to help reduce the risk of bike crashes, May has been declared to be National Bike Safety Month. Bike riders and drivers should take the opportunity during National Bike Safety Month to review important safety tips with the goal of protecting bike riders from motor vehicle collisions and keeping them safe from harm.
Unfortunately, even when bike riders do everything right, they could still be hurt or killed by irresponsible drivers. If a fatal or serious bike accident happens, an Atlanta bicycle accident attorney should be consulted to provide representation to the injured biker or to his or her surviving family members. Continue Reading