Bicycle

March 18, 2017

Am I allowed to ride my bicycle on the sidewalk?

  Yes, in Florida bicyclists are allowed to ride on the sidewalk unless it is prohibited by local ordinance. Bicycles have the same rights and obligations […]
July 18, 2016

What is the statute of limitations on a Florida bicycle accident case?

In Florida, whether you’re injured in a bicycle accident, a car accident or a motorcycle accident you have four years to bring a case. What that […]
July 18, 2016

Do I have to have lights on my bicycle?

In Florida you’re not required to have lights on your bicycle unless you’re riding at night. Between the hours of sunset and sunrise you’re required to […]
July 18, 2016

Do I have to wear a helmet while riding a bicycle in Florida?

No. In Florida, you’re not required to wear a bicycle helmet unless you are under the age of 16. Under Florida law, failure to wear a […]
July 18, 2016

Will any damages awarded as a result of our child’s bicycle accident go to him, or to us, his parents?

Generally no, a child’s settlement in a bicycle accident or any other type of accident does not go to the parents. The court normally has to […]
July 18, 2016

Do bicyclists automatically have the right of way?

No. Bicyclists do not automatically have the right of way. In fact, under Florida law, bicyclists have the same rights and responsibilities as do cars if […]