What are some types of behaviours do motor vehicle drivers engage in that can cause serious injury to bicycle riders?
A motor vehicle operator who engages in the following types of behaviour can be held civilly liable in the event of an otherwise preventable bicycle collision:
- Changing lanes without activating a turn signal;
- Entering or turning at an intersection without first checking for cyclists;
- Ignoring a cyclist’s right of way;
- Opening a car door into an oncoming cyclist’s path.