A bicycle is no match for a two-ton motor vehicle in the event of a collision. A split-second, poor decision on the road can kill a bike rider or cause catastrophic injuries, and it happens too often in Pennsylvania. Sadly, more than 1,200 bicycle accidents occurred in the state in 2015 alone.
Bicycles are considered vehicles in the State of Pennsylvania, and bike riders therefore have all the rights and duties of a driver of a vehicle — except for inapplicable rules and special regulations specific to bicycles. (more…)