Category: Bicycle Accidents

Indiana Helmet Laws

June 15, 2021 | Bicycle Accidents

Bicycling is an incredibly popular activity throughout the state of Indiana. Whether you are a regular recreational bicycle rider or just an occasional bicyclist wanting to get out for some fresh air every once in a while, bicycling can be healthy and enjoyable. However, any person going out on a bicycle needs to be aware… read more

Bicycle Safety 101: Choosing the Right Bicycle Helmet for Your Child

July 4, 2018 | Bicycle Accidents

With the summer months firmly upon us, many children are biking to get to friend’s houses, the pool, or just to pass the time. While biking is certainly a healthy and enjoyable activity that many adults fondly remember from childhood themselves, it is important to remember that it also exposes kids to a risk of… read more

When Children Are Involved in Bicycle Accidents, They Can Face Severe Injuries

June 6, 2018 | Bicycle Accidents

For many children in the Indianapolis area, the summer months mean long days with little to do—often spent outside and on a bike. There is no doubt that riding bikes provides children with a healthy, cost-effective way to exercise and get around. Unfortunately, it also exposes them to a risk of serious injury, especially when… read more

Women Cyclists: Select the Right Helmet

May 23, 2018 | Bicycle Accidents

  Thousands of people in the Indianapolis area regularly ride bicycles as a means of transportation, exercise, or simply as a way to enjoy the outdoors. Unfortunately, every time you get on your bike, you expose yourself to a risk of serious injury—including serious head injuries like concussions and skull fractures. Always wear an appropriate… read more

As the Weather Warms up, Discuss Bicycle Safety With Your Kids

April 11, 2018 | Bicycle Accidents

  With spring finally here and the temperatures steadily warming, many children in the Indianapolis area are spending more time outside. In many cases, this means riding bikes from place to place—or even just riding bikes just to ride them. Unfortunately, riding bicycles in a metropolitan area like Indianapolis exposes kids to the risk of… read more

Facial Injuries from Bicycle Accidents

December 12, 2017 | Bicycle Accidents

Bicyclists are extremely vulnerable to injury if they are involved in a crash. Their bodies often have little more than thin clothing to protect them—and it usually doesn’t protect much. One common piece of safety equipment that bicyclists rely upon is a helmet. Bicyclists wear helmets to protect their heads, neck, and face should an… read more

Was Your Child Injured on a Bicycle?

November 3, 2017 | Bicycle Accidents

Riding bikes has been a favorite activity of children for generations. Riding a bicycle keeps children active and allows them to enjoy the outdoors, especially when they are on break from school in the summer. However, seeing your child ride off on a bike can also be stressful because of the risks of injury that… read more

New Tech Keeping Bicyclists Safer

October 22, 2017 | Bicycle Accidents

In urban centers and beyond, biking to work is becoming ever more popular with commuters, but this trend also raises safety concerns. Having more bikes on the road can obviously lead to more bike accidents. As such, tech companies are innovating safety mechanisms to help keep cyclists safe when they hit the road. Take a… read more

Does Your Child Bike to School?

September 19, 2017 | Bicycle Accidents

With school starting for children across the state, many parents are likely busy with back-to-school shopping, organizing school supplies, getting the calendar set, and similar tasks. One important thing you should stop and consider is how your child is going to get to and from school on a daily basis. There are several options, all… read more

Bicycle Safety Innovations that Can Reduce Your Risk of Injury

May 30, 2017 | Bicycle Accidents

Bicyclists are unquestionably vulnerable to serious injuries when they are involved in an accident, especially when crashes involve a motor vehicle such as a car or truck. Unfortunately, these kinds of incidents happen regularly, and there is no way you can reduce your risk of getting into an accident to zero without giving up riding… read more

Research Indicates that Bicycles Accidents Increased by 28 Percent Between 1998 and 2013

April 25, 2017 | Bicycle Accidents

According to U.S. census data, riding a bicycle was the fastest-growing way of getting to work between 2000 and 2008-2012.  While riding a bike is unquestionably a fuel-efficient, healthy, and often fun way to get from place to place, it also exposes riders to a significant risk of serious injury. In fact, according to a… read more

Who Is at Fault for Right Hook Accidents?

April 4, 2017 | Bicycle Accidents

Thousands of bicyclists are injured each year in serious accidents, many of which could have been avoided. While bicycle accidents can occur in any number of ways, one of the most common is known as the “right hook.” These accidents occur when a car or truck that is sharing a lane with a bicyclist passes… read more

Is it Legal to Cross a Double Yellow Line to Pass?

November 7, 2015 | Bicycle Accidents,Car Accidents,Personal Injury

You’re driving along a 2 lane country road with a double yellow center line and you come across a bicyclist traveling along the right side of the road in your direction. Is it legal to cross over the yellow line to pass? If so, what is the proper and legal way to proceed? Let’s explore… read more