According to the magazine Outside, there were 675 cyclist deaths from January 2020-December 2020. When taking into consideration the fact that traffic was reduced by 41 percent due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this number is substantial.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2019, there were 846 fatal bicycle accidents.
As a bicyclist, you have a right to be on the road. However, other drivers sometimes fail to respect these rights. If you or a loved one becomes injured in a bicycle accident due to another individual’s negligence, contact Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C. We will maximize your chances of an ideal case outcome.