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Should a Cyclist Speak to the Other Driver Immediately After a Bike Accident?

In this video, attorney Julie Kane discusses possible steps to take after being involved in a bicycle accident. For example, it is important to cooperate with law enforcement when they arrive at the scene. If you can, you should also speak to the other driver immediately after a bike accident. However, many bicyclists are severely injured and may be incapable of talking to the authorities or witnesses. If so, then our lawyers work to identify as many witnesses as possible and get this information on your behalf. Video Transcription Whenever you’re involved in an accident you should definitely talk to the police who are involved. The police come to investigate the cases and they have the obligation to investigate. If you don’t tell them your side of the accident they can’t figure out what happened. So, it’s always important to cooperate with an investigation. If you’re involved in a bicycle…
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Aggressive Drivers An Increasing Danger To Florida Bicyclists

Lake County is a popular area for Central Florida bike riders. The many two lane, lightly travelled roads that wind their way through the hills are idyllic, but new subdivisions are sprouting up, and traffic on these roads are increasing. Now a controversy is starting to boil over as the new motorists begin to clash with the cyclists. Facebook posts on the Clermont/Minneola Community Awareness page have punctuated a rising unease between the local bicyclists and drivers. Posts offering “double points” for hitting a pack of cyclists, or threatening to throw tacks on the road, have shaken some despite claims that the posts were only a joke. “The aggression and frustration has grown,” says one local bike rider. “It gets pretty tense sometimes. There’s definitely an issue at hand,” says another. Is There Any Way To Stop Aggressive Drivers? Rumors have begun to circulate that bikers are being run off…
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