Being injured in a car accident is no laughing matter. It can bring pain and suffering, loss of wages due to recovery time and huge medical bills if injuries are severe. When a bicycle is involved in a car accident, the odds of walking away without an injury are not good. Being aware of your surroundings whether you are on a bicycle or in a vehicle is important.
When you are involved in a tractor-trailer accident, it can be frightening because there is a vast difference in the size of the semi-truck and the size of your vehicle. However, that fear level goes up astronomically when you are riding a bicycle on a roadway and are hit by an 18-wheeler.