News - Bicycle Accident

Hit-And-Run Driver Turns Himself In After Allegedly Hitting Two Cyclists

According to AAA, Florida is the most dangerous state in the nation for bicyclists. In its latest report, the agency stated that nearly 800 people in Florida died from bicycle accidents in 2017. Poor lighting and failure of motorists to yield right of way were two top contributing factors in the state for the accidents…. read more

Young Child Killed While Cycling To School

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Florida tops the list when it comes to the deadliest states for bicyclists. The statistics were staggering: per-capita, Florida’s cyclist death rate was almost 60% higher than the next state on the list. Between 2007-2016, Florida had 6.2 deaths per 100,000 people. That is compared to Louisiana’s… read more

A Brief Overview of Bicycle Laws in Florida

The state of Florida considers bicycles as vehicles and the cyclists as drivers. As such, cyclists must abide by the same traffic laws to which drivers are subject. It’s important to know your state’s bicycle laws not only to avoid citation, but also to prevent accidents. General Overview of Important Bicycle Laws in Fort Lauderdale… read more

Bicycle Accident Deaths: A Frequency in Florida

A new report released by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) delivers some upsetting news: the state of Florida ranks as one of the top states in the nation for number of cyclist fatalities. The report analyzed data in states across the nation regarding bicycle accidents, as well as offered some bicycle safety suggestions to… read more