Car vs. Bike: Rules of the Road

, New York Law Journal


Kevin G. Faley and Kenneth E. Pitcoff, partners at Morris Duffy Alonso & Faley, write: In any personal injury action, knowledge of applicable statutes and case law is crucial to competent handling of the matter. As more individuals look for ways to economize, bicycles are becoming a more popular mode of transportation. Bicyclists are subject to most of the same duties as motor vehicles, as well as many other statutory requirements, which could result in a jury charge of negligence per se against a cyclist.

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  • John S. Rand

    Excellent article. It should be read by anyone with a bicycle case.

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