The Dangers of Intersections for Wisconsin Bicyclists

Though reported accidents between bicycles and motor vehicles in Wisconsin are relatively uncommon, over 800 bicyclists are injured each year. Bicyclists are at a clear disadvantage in a motor vehicle collision, as their vehicles do little to provide protection, and their injuries are often severe and sometimes fatal. Bicycle accidents are especially common at intersections, and it is important to be aware of how these accidents occur and what you [...]

2022-07-29T15:15:41+00:00October 22, 2020|Bicycle Accidents|

Common Causes of Bicycle Accidents

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), bicycle accidents account for about 2 percent of all traffic fatalities. Even more, bicyclists are injured. Who is at fault for these accidents, and what really causes them? Learn more about the causes and fault in bicycle accidents with help from the following information.  A Closer Look at the Anatomy of a Bicycle Accident While bicycle accident victims may be from [...]

2019-01-24T09:41:00+00:00January 24, 2019|Bicycle Accidents|

Reducing Your Risk of Serious Injuries in a Bicycle Accident

Thanks to environmental concerns and the scaling back of unnecessary expenses among many Americans, the number of cyclists has risen dramatically over the last decade. In fact, statistics indicate that some 66 million people now use a bicycle as their primary mode of transportation. Unfortunately, the roadways are still designed for passenger vehicles, and that creates challenges and potential risks for cyclists. Add in the potential for distracted, drunk, or [...]

2018-01-30T07:25:00+00:00January 30, 2018|Bicycle Accidents|

The Truth About Bicycle Accidents – Helmet Use May Not Prevent Traumatic Brain Injury

Statistics from the U.S. Department of Transportation indicate that some 4, 500 bicyclists experience a non-fatal injury each year. Since many of these injuries were related to the head, face, or neck area, one would think that cyclists are failing at helmet use, but this assumption could not be further from the truth. Learn the truth about bicycle accidents and helmet use, including why helmets are not always effective at [...]

2017-09-11T08:36:00+00:00September 11, 2017|Bicycle Accidents|
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