Bicycle And Motor Vehicle Collisions

Big cars a big threat to cyclists, pedestrians

May 18, 2023

Auto-pedestrian Accidents

Bicycle And Motor Vehicle Collisions

As the weather gets warmer, the number of cyclists and pedestrians traveling Illinois’ roadways increases, and research shows that the number of Americans traveling in large trucks or SUVs is increasing, too. Yet, the larger a vehicle is, the more of a threat it is to cyclists and pedestrians. While the number of large cars […]

Who is negligent in bike and car collisions?

July 8, 2021

Bicycle And Motor Vehicle Collisions

Riding a bike in Illinois can put a cyclist close to cars, and the cyclist has to stay alert for safety’s sake. Cars, trucks and SUVs may collide with a bike, leaving the cyclist in a potentially life-threatening situation. Bike and motor vehicle safety Cyclists might not control how a driver acts, but they can […]

What responsibilities do cyclists have on the road?

June 25, 2021

Bicycle And Motor Vehicle Collisions

If you enjoy riding your bicycle in and around Peoria, Illinois, you’re definitely not alone. As a cyclist, whether you ride a regular bicycle or an electric one, it’s important to remember that you have the same responsibilities on the road as drivers of cars and other bigger vehicles. Traffic rules and regulations are in […]

Tips for avoiding accidents as a cyclist

March 23, 2021

Bicycle And Motor Vehicle Collisions

Approximately 2,689 injuries on bikes occur every year in Illinois. If you practice cycling, it’s important to know how to avoid collisions to protect yourself and avoid injuries. Know the local laws Although there’s the risk of bicycle and motor vehicle collisions occurring while riding your bike, there are still ways you can remain safe. […]

How much room must drivers give when passing cyclists?

March 5, 2021

Bicycle And Motor Vehicle Collisions

Roadways are a versatile route that can be shared by motor vehicle drivers and bicyclists in Illinois. When each driver respects the other’s safety, all can remain free of harm while traveling the roadway. Bicycles don’t travel as fast as vehicles. On roadways that allow for higher speed limits, vehicle drivers are likely to pass […]

Educate yourself about the most catastrophic bicycle accidents

November 13, 2020

Bicycle And Motor Vehicle Collisions

When you ride a bike, it’s all-too-easy to end up in a wreck with a motor vehicle. Cars, sports utility vehicles, trucks and commercial vehicles all tend to hog the road and act as if bicyclists don’t have the right to be there. Knowledge is the key to avoiding a serious injury. What are some […]