There are over 47 million cyclists in the United States. Unfortunately, accidents involving automobiles and cyclists have become all too common. In 2020 alone, there were more than 5,900 accidents involving cars and bicycles that resulted in fatalities or serious injuries. 
And the roads are only getting more crowded.
As a driver, it is important to ensure the safety of not only yourself and your passengers, but that of other drivers, pedestrians, and cyclists. To improve the safety of everyone, consider these helpful tips for sharing the road with cyclists:
If you’re a cyclist yourself, it’s important to have uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage on your automobile policy. This coverage can help protect you financially if you’re involved in an accident with an uninsured or underinsured driver.
To learn more about how to properly protect yourself in case of an accident, as a driver or as a cyclist, contact my office today.