Bicyclists are some of the most vulnerable road users, with over 10,000 cyclists injured and 100 killed in accidents each year in California. Cyclists lack the protection afforded by a car’s metal frame and are often at risk of being overlooked by drivers.

If you’re a cyclist involved in an accident, you must know your legal rights and how to protect them so you can receive compensation to pay for your damages.

Your Rights as a Bicyclist