Category Archives: Bicycle Accidents

News about bicycle accidents, injuries, settlements, verdicts and compensation

What Should I Do After A Biking Accident?

In April 2018, the Austin American-Statesman reported on a cyclist being hit by a motorist on two separate occasions. The cyclist sustained injuries but fully recovered. The incident happened in the Central area of Austin where bike lanes and other infrastructure protect cyclists. Although Texas Department of Transportation data shows that accidents between cyclists and motorists have decreased, such incidents…
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What are the Different Types of Bicycle Accidents in Austin?

Cycling in an increasingly popular method of transportation in Austin, especially for University of Texas students. Depending on where you are cycling in the city, you may have an increased risk of being hit by a motor vehicle. Some areas of Austin do not have bike lanes that protect you from traffic. In addition, Austin drivers may violate safety rules…
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Are Bicycle Accident Rates Declining in Austin?

According to data from Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services, bicycle accidents have been on a steady decline in Austin over the last five years. However, some parts of the city still remain hazardous to bicyclists. 2012 was one of the most dangerous years on record for Austin bicyclists, leading the city to plan for and construct hundreds of new bike…
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