Having represented bicycle accident victims in Margate for more than 36 years, the Law Offices of Cytryn & Velazquez, P.A. is prepared to help you file a claim for your accident. Bicycle accidents are difficult to avoid, especially for individuals that use bicycles as their mode of transportation or people biking in cities lacking sidewalks or bicycle lanes.
In 2010, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported 618 fatalities and an additional 52,000 injured as a result of bike riding. Of the 618 fatalities, 83 occurred in Florida. The state accounts for more than 13% of the nation’s cyclist fatalities and has the second highest number of bike deaths in the nation.
To avoid being involved in an accident in Margate, Broward County has taken the initiative to reduce bike accidents. Florida International University teamed up with Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization, and launched a new application known as BiKE Broward. The purpose of the application is for bicycle riders to map out their destinations in advance, according to their main interests. In other words, there are 5 different routes offered which are fast, short, have the least interaction with traffic, simple, and scenic. The application requires users to type in their start and end locations, and it will map out the route.
For Margate residents that bike for fitness or as a recreational activity, a safe alternative is to ride in parks that offer bicycle trails. The following is a list of parks in Broward County with bike trails:
Due to the overwhelming amount of lawyers in South Florida, hiring an attorney can become a difficult task, therefore, we recommend prospective clients read our attorneys’ profiles to review their qualifications and experience handling personal injury cases. In addition, we offer a free consultation for anyone who was involved in a bicycle accident in Margate.
It’s also important to note that our office works on a contingency basis, therefore, you do not owe anything unless we attain recovery for you. We work with doctors and experts in Margate to help you get quality treatment just a few miles from your home. Call us now toll free at 1-877-853-7466 for you free consultation.