You might want to watch this KIROTV.com video showing that many Seattle bicyclists break laws when riding their bicycles in downtown Seattle. View the video.
Some tips for bicyclists to avoid a bicycling accident:
- It is legal to ride your bicycle on the side walk in King County, including Seattle and Bellevue.
- Bicyclists must obey the same traffic laws as cars.
- Bicyclists must stop at red lights.
- Bicyclists must signal lane changes and should not weave in out and of traffic.
Seattle police officers warn that bicyclists need to be paying attention as many drivers are distracted.
This information is provided by Washington Injury Attorney blog, a service of The Farber Law Group. We are personal injury attorneys with offices in Seattle and Bellevue. If you are hurt in a bicycle accident due to a negligent driver, contact us and we will work to help you recover compensation for your damages.
See our Bicycling Resources for bicycling in King County and Washington State.