Bicycle Accidents

Frequently Asked Questions

Who pays for your bicycle and your medical bills if you are hit by a car?

Under Florida Statute 316.083 ( a motorist must allow at least three feet of space between bicyclist and the overtaking vehicle. Sadly, most motorists do not give this minimum safe distance.

The State of Florida publishes rules for pedestrians as well as vehicles near pedestrians at . The insurer will insist on a recorded statement. It is our recommendation that you talk with a lawyer so you know how the insurer may try to twist your words. Call Howell & Thornhill P.A., for a free consultation. We got this.


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