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Driving Safely Near Bicyclists

Due to the nature of public roads, drivers are exposed to a variety of other individuals making use of the same space. While this is to be expected, it can often present difficult and even dangerous situations. This is especially true when drivers must share space with bicyclists.

If you or someone you love has been in an accident as a result of another party’s negligence, you have a right to seek compensation for the damage done. The experienced Appleton car accident attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, can help you in this process. Contact our office today at 800-242-2874 to learn more about your legal rights and options.

Staying Safe Around Bicyclists

There are some simple steps motorists can take to help avoid accidents involving bicyclists. These include the following:

  • Never make turns without looking into crosswalks and to the right of your vehicle
  • When opening your doors, take care to check for cyclists who may be riding nearby
  • Do not follow too closely behind cyclists
  • Do not brake suddenly if a bicyclist is riding behind you

Unfortunately, it is still possible to be involved in an accident with a bicyclist if he or she is behaving in a negligent manner.

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If you or someone you care about has been involved in an auto accident as a result of someone else’s negligence, you may be eligible for compensation. Contact the knowledgeable Appleton car accident attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, today at 800-242-2874 to discuss the facts of your case.

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