With the recent time change for Daylight Savings, Brent Gordon Law would like to warn drivers of bicycles that may be riding past dark. Riding a bicycle is no longer just for children. Many cyclists are now biking for fitness or as part of their daily commute. A report by the Governors Highway Safety Association reported the average age of cyclists killed in a bike accident in 2015 was 45. Though children may be expected to be home before dark, adults could still be out riding after dark to squeeze in a quick ride. The following are some tips to stay safe and avoid bicycle accidents after dark.
Tips to Avoid Bicycle Accidents After Dark
After dark, drivers have a limited line of vision. Sometimes the only form of light for drivers are the car’s headlights. Also, depth and peripheral vision is worsened because of poor or limited light. If you are going to ride a bicycle after dark, here are some things to remember to avoid bicycle accidents after dark.
- Stay on well-lit streets.
- Wear reflective gear.
- Add reflective gear to your bike.
- Take extra lights.
Bicycle Accident Lawyers in Southeast Idaho
The bicycle accident attorneys at Brent Gordon Law are here to help if you’ve been injured in a bicycle accident due to the negligence of a driver. Our experienced and knowledge lawyers in Idaho Falls and Pocatello with take the necessary steps to ensure your rights are fully protected. Bicycle accident injuries are often serious due to the lack of protection to bicyclists and the size and force differences when a vehicle collides with a bike. Our attorneys will help ensure that our bicycle accident clients obtain appropriate medical care and treatment and ensure that the negligent motorist is held accountable. Contact the law office of Brent Gordon Law today for a free consultation. Call our Idaho Falls law office at (208) 552-0467 or our Pocatello law office at (208) 232-7274 to get started.
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