May is National Bike Month, and as a commemoration of the occasion, the Texas Department of Transportation is offering bicycle safety tips to keep bicyclists all across the nation safe from harm.
Although bicyclists have the right to share the road with cars as long as they follow all traffic laws, bicycling on busy streets can be dangerous. Talk to an experienced Texas bicycle accident attorney if you are injured while riding.
You can help yourself and those you love stay safer when bicycling with these tips:
- Inspect your bicycle before riding. Make sure tires are properly inflated, the brakes work properly, and the seat and handlebars are adjusted for safe, comfortable riding. Your bicycle should also be equipped with reflectors. Add lights if you are traveling in dawn, dusk, or nighttime hours. Read the rest »