Bicyclists in Florida have many rules and laws that must be followed. A bicyclist has to obey many of the same laws that motor vehicles do. A bicycle rider has to stop at traffic signs and signals and observe traffic laws. The bicycle needs to have lights and reflectors for night riding. Further, a bicyclist or passenger who is under 16 years of age must wear a helmet. A bicyclist must yield to pedestrians in a crosswalk.
You can recover in an automobile-bicycle accident even if you were not hit by the vehicle while you were riding your bike, provided needed to take evasive actions that caused your injuries as a result of a negligent driver.
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