Bicycle Accidents

I Was Arrested in Fort Worth, TX, for DUI While Riding My Bicycle – How Can that Be?

Texas does not release official counts of drunk bicycling accidents. But the state did record a total of 2,170 bicycle crashes in 2021. Unlike many states, Texas does not have a law that prohibits bicycling under the influence of drugs or alcohol. But Texas does have a very broad DUI statute. This statute arguably covers… read more

10 Important Bicycle Laws in Texas

Whether for exercise or leisure, many people love to ride bicycles. It can be an enjoyable activity for both individuals and families. However, bicyclists should ride as safely as possible. Unlike other types of passenger vehicles, bicycles do not enclose the rider or provide many safety features. Sadly, many cyclists suffer catastrophic injuries each year…. read more

The Most Common Bicycle Accidents

According to the Texas Department of Transportation, 16,807 crashes between bicycles and motor vehicles occurred between 2010 and 2016. These crashes were responsible for 362 deaths and up to 15,415 injuries. The U.S. government and the state of Texas have compiled statistics about the factors that lead to bicycle accidents in hopes that improved education… read more