Cyclists are out in full force enjoying the crisp weather and beautiful fall foliage, so motorists in and around Asheville need to be on the lookout. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has great tips for cyclists and drivers to improve roadway safety for everybody.
Safety Tips for Cyclists
- Follow the rules of the road.
- Wear a bicycle helmet.
- Be predictable.
- Stay alert.
- Look before turning.
What can Drivers do?
- Never text and drive.
- Be on the lookout for cyclists, pedestrians and other roadway users.
- Give the cyclist at least three feet when passing.
• Yield to bicycles when turning.
Accidents involving cars and bicyclists can leave cyclists in the hospital or worse. If you or a loved one has been injured in a bicycle accident, contact the experienced team at Davis Law Group, P.A. at 866-397-2897 for a case consultation today.