New York, N.Y (PRWEB) January 22, 2014
Bicycling, even in warm weather and with ample lighting, can be a dangerous activity in New York City. According to the New York City Department of Transportation, 18 people died and 3,882 were injured in the year 2012 due to bicycle accidents. The DOT reports that, in 2012, Brooklyn had the highest number of fatalities and injuries with five people killed and 1,605 injured. The report also states that five bicyclists were killed and 789 were injured in Queens during the same year.
"The risk bicyclists face increase significantly during the winter because of reduced visibility," says New York personal injury lawyer Kenneth A. Wilhelm. "There are of course several steps bicyclists can take during the winter to minimize their chance of getting into a serious injury accident."
Here are some of the safety measures bicyclists can take during the winter season:
About the Law Offices of Kenneth A. Wilhelm
The Law Offices of Kenneth A. Wilhelm is a personal injury litigation firm with an unwavering dedication to its clients. With more than 42 years of experience, our firm strives to obtain the best compensation for those who have been injured or those who have lost a loved one due to an accident or by someone else's negligence. We handle cases dealing with personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death, train accidents, workers' compensation, dental malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, pedestrian accidents, rape, paralysis, comas, seizures, false arrest, lead poisoning, trips and slips and falls, falls on sidewalks or stairs, elevator accidents, construction accidents, Erb's palsy, cerebral palsy, brain damage, blindness, hearing loss, dog bite cases, fire and smoke inhalation accidents, bicycle accidents, falls from windows or scaffolds, food poisoning injuries, and many other types of accidents and injuries.
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