Right Turn in Front of Bicyclist
This happens when you are riding straight but are approaching an intersection and the car behind you pulls in front and takes a right hand turn, cutting you off. It is a very dangerous situation and there is not much you can do to avoid it.
Tips on How to Avoid Danger
Unfortunately, there are not many ways to avoid this type of collision. However, there are some things you can control that minimize the likelihood of it happening. First, be very aware when you are passed by a car on the left as you approach an intersection, look to see if the tires are turning right. Second, as always use lights and wear fluorescent colors to maximize your visibility. Third, always wear a helmet.
If you have been hurt in a bicycle accident, you undoubtedly have many questions about your case. Kass & Moses, PC offers a free consultation for any bicycle accident victim with one of our lawyers. During this confidential conversation you will be able to ask questions which may include:
- Your rights as a cyclist
- Whether you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries
- Possible ways the case may proceed
- Possible time frame of the case
- Whether to settle out of court or take the case to trial
- What to expect during the process
Of course, no two cases are the same as no two individuals are the same. Each case is different and the consultation offers the opportunity for us to explain how we can best help you.
It is important to be represented by an attorney who is experienced in cycling law. If you would like more information, please feel free to reach us directly at 1-844-Bicycle or complete the free consultation request form.