FAQ Category: Bicycle Accidents Information & Safety

This is a good question. The general rule is that Florida law permits bicyclists to ride on the sidewalk. However, a city, county, or municipality may pass additional rules restricting bicyclists from sidewalks. The City of Gainesville allows people to ride on sidewalks unless specifically prohibited. Check with your area’s…

Yes. As a Gainesville bike accident lawyer, I know that a bicyclist is required by law to either carry a bell with them or equip their bike with a bell. A bell should be sounded when overtaking a pedestrian on a roadway or sidewalk. It is also intended to alert…