Seattle Personal Injury Attorney Chris Thayer
Seattle Personal Injury Attorney Chris Thayer
Handling Personal Injury Claims in the Seattle Area and Throughout Washington Since 1995

My name is Chris Thayer and I am a personal injury attorney practicing in downtown Seattle. I handle personal injury, medical malpractice and wrongful death claims throughout the greater Seattle area, including Issaquah, Mercer Island and Kirkland.

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Laws Every Bike Rider Needs to Know

Posted Friday, December 7, 2018 by Chris Thayer

Alternative TextRiding a bike is a popular way to get around because it is environmentally friendly, healthy, and enjoyable. There are many benefits to riding a bike, but in order to enjoy these benefits you need to ride safely. Bike riders are subject to laws and regulations just like automobile drivers on the road. However, bicycles are subject to some different laws, and it is essential to know these before hitting the road. Bike laws can be broken down into different categories, mainly, operational and safety.

*Operational Laws*Operating laws refer to the laws surrounding the operation of bikes in public. The following are the main laws that riders must follow:

Safety Laws

Operational laws are also meant to keep riders safe, but there are some laws in place specifically targeting the rider’s safety:

If you enjoy riding bikes, for whatever reason, it is important to know the laws to which you are subject. Even when following all pertinent laws, accidents and injuries still happen. If you have been injured in a bike accident, the personal injury attorneys at Pivotal Law Group are here to help you. Contact us today for a consultation and find out how you might be able to receive compensation for your injury.