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Bicycle Accidents | Kogan & DiSalvo

Bicycle Accidents | Kogan & DiSalvo

(lively music) – In Florida, there are a lot of bicyclists. People bike here for recreation. They bike for transportation to and from work. The weather here is just great for bicycling. I, myself, am a regular bicyclist. It’s one of my passions, so I’m biking all the time. It’s dangerous bicycling in Florida. So […]

Do I Have to Have Lights on My Bicycle?

Do I Have to Have Lights on My Bicycle?

Yes you do. Florida law requires you to have a white light on the front that is visible from at least 500 feet ahead of you, and a rear red light that is visible from 600 feet away.

Can I Sue for My Florida Bicycle Accident?

Can I Sue for My Florida Bicycle Accident?

yes you can Florida law provides you a vehicle to recover damages if you are injured while riding your bicycle there are several elements of damages that you can recover in Florida and it is very important to consult a lawyer on that issue.

Will I Need Expert Witnesses for My Florida Bicycle Accident Case?

Will I Need Expert Witnesses for My Florida Bicycle Accident Case?

that’s another good question and it really depends on whether or not the injuries are so severe that we’re talking about major damages and you need an accident reconstructionist for example to lay out just how badly the accident happened and to guide a jury in assessing damages

Am I Allowed to Ride My Bicycle on the Sidewalk?

Am I Allowed to Ride My Bicycle on the Sidewalk?

Yes, you are allowed to ride your bicycle on the sidewalk. Florida statutes or the laws specifically provide in two parts, that you can ride on a sidewalk. You have there all the rights of a pedestrian when you’re crossing in the crosswalk. And it also provides that you can ride on the sidewalk, but […]

New Arkansas bike laws in effect (Fox)

New Arkansas bike laws in effect (Fox)

CHRIS AND KATELYNN. THAT MAKES ARKANSAS THE SECOND RED LIGHTS AS STOP SIGNS. THE AT LIGHTS OR STOP SIGNS. SENSE WHEN ENFORCING THE LAW. HE TELLS ME AS LONG AS EVERYONE IS AWARE OF WHAT’S GOING ON AROUND THEM, THE ADJUSTMENT SHOULDN’T BE HARD. PD “I WOULD SAY NOTHING HAS THE NEW LAW. AND WHETHER […]

5 Rules All Cyclists Should Obey | How To Ride On The Road Safely

– Rules are there to be broken right? – In some cases yes. We at GCN are not proponent of the sometimes snobbish rules others swear by. However there are a few rules we like to stick to. – Coming up are our top rules that you should always obey. – Lets go for a […]

Cycling Side By Side – Is It Legal? Is It Safe?

Cycling Side By Side – Is It Legal? Is It Safe?

(soft explosion sound effect) – Something that can often annoy drivers is cyclists riding two abreast, or side-by-side. Now, for motorists who don’t have experience riding bikes in a group on the road, or perhaps they don’t have knowledge of the laws of cycling, it can be seen as inconsiderate, illegal, downright rude and just […]

New law requires 3′ cushion between passing cars and cyclists

New law requires 3′ cushion between passing cars and cyclists

MIKE: A NEW LAW IS NOW IN EFFECT IN OHIO THAT REQUIRES DRIVERS TO MAKE EXTRA ROOM WHEN PASSING CYCLISTS ON THE ROAD. ELLIE: THE IDEA IS TO PROTECT CYCLISTS AND MAKE SURE DRIVERS ARE ABLE TO SHARE THE ROAD SAFELY. N-B-C FOUR’S RICK REITZEL HAS MORE ON WHAT THE LAW WILL MEAN FOR DRIVERS…AND […]

Criminal Charges for Failure to Register Bicycle in Montgomery Co. (MD)

Hey Everybody, this is Steve. I’m going to share a personal story abut how police use ill-conceived laws to punish people who assert their rights. A few weeks ago, I was in Maryland District Court facing two criminal charges from an incident that happened last June. And through the discovery process that’s where the prosecution […]