The Right Hook
Bicyclists are required to ride on the right side of the road unless safety conditions require them to ride elsewhere. This rule, known as ride right, puts cyclists in a difficult position when riding in traffic at intersections. When the motorist makes a right turn and fails to see the cyclist, it hits the cyclists with what is commonly referred to as “the right hook.” “A right hook is dangerous for a cyclist because they are left with nowhere to go,” noted G. Grant Dixon III, founder of Dixon Law Office. Grant and his office frequently represent victims of bicycle accidents involving trucks, cars, and buses. “The driver has the responsibility to see the cyclist and give them the same right-of-way as a car. Many drivers are distracted or just don’t look. The results are often tragic,” Grant said.
With extensive experience in the courtroom and the bicycle, Dixon Law Office can help people who have suffered serious and catastrophic injuries get the compensation they need. Our results prove it. Call Dixon Law Office at 888-354-9880 or contact us by email today. We can help.