Anyone who has ridden a bicycle down a street on Boston close to a line of parked cars knows how important it is to be on the lookout for a suddenly opened car door. As you are riding down the street, a car door can open at any time (with no warning) causing the bike rider to crash into that door. This can result in serious personal injury or even death.
There are many cases where the driver crashes into the door and is serious injured. We also have cases where bike rider decides to quickly swerve to avoid being crashing into the car door, but this causes them to be thrown into traffic where they are serious injured or killed. When you get hit by a car while on a bicycle, you have virtually no protection. Continue reading