Bicycle Accidents

How Is Fault Determined in a Right Hook Accident?

When a bicyclist is passing a car on the right, they can get “right hooked” if the vehicle turns immediately in front of them or crashes into them while turning. In the majority of these cases, the driver is at fault, but here is how liability is determined. Evidence of Negligence Nevada is an “at-fault” state, which means the party who causes a collision is responsible for damages. Therefore, when an accident is reported to an insurance...
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Las Vegas Bicycle Laws

Nevada law requires motorists to exercise care and be extra cautious to protect the safety of bicyclists. However, bicyclists have the same rights as drivers, which means they also have a duty to follow the law. Where Bicyclists Can Ride Bicyclists must ride as near to the right side of the roadway as practicable and exercise due care when passing a standing vehicle or one driving in the same direction, unless: Traveling at a legal speed limit...
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