Category: Bicycle Accidents
Indianapolis bicycle accident law blog. Here we will provide useful articles of various types of cycling and bike riding in the Indianapolis, Indiana area.
In cities like Indianapolis, biking in the downtown area is often a faster and cheaper way to travel than driving a car. Places for Bikes ranked Indianapolis #52 out of 484 cities, for best place for biking. The ranking system considers factors like traffic injury statistics, details on bike commuting, bike specific infrastructure investments, etc. With the […]
If you take a stroll along the Cultural Trail downtown and throw a stone, odds are you’re going to hit a bicyclist. That’s because cyclists are seemingly everywhere in Indianapolis now—especially in population dense areas like Broad Ripple and downtown. But it hasn’t always been this way—Indy has historically lagged behind other comparable cities in […]
A few quick notes of frustration relating to this topic before we begin – “Share the Road” signs are counterproductive. Indiana really needs to clarify whether a motorist can use the opposite lane to pass a cyclist when there’s a double yellow. Sharrows are not bike lane indicators, they’re to let you know bikes exist, […]
Bicycle Helmets – Should I Wear Mine? William “Bill” Hurst The experienced Indianapolis Bicycle Injury Lawyers at our law firm often get asked how important it is to wear a helmet while riding a bicycle. The answer most people give is that it is very important, but depending on why the […]
By: William “Bill” Hurst Indianapolis sports many trails for cyclist to enjoy such as the Monon Trail, Cultural Trail, and Cardinal Greenway Trails. This makes the city and surrounding area a prime spot for cycling. But what about the interaction cyclists have with drivers on roadways or pedestrians on sidewalks? We have all been aggravated […]
By Indiana Lawyer – William Bill Hurst Motorcycle accidents can be devastating. On July 22, sixteen year old Ryan Smith was riding a bicycle on his way to work when he was struck by a van. As a result of the accident Ryan went into a coma which he remains in to this day. According to his […]