What if I crash because of some defect (pothole) in the road?

Generally, you cannot recover because of a defective condition on a roadway or on a bike path. Roads and bike paths are built and maintained by government entities. In general, a claimant cannot sue the government unless the government gives permission to do so. That…

Do bicyclists have the “right of way”?

It all depends. In the Texas Driver’s Handbook it says “in every situation, right-of-way is something to be given, not taken.” And as a cyclist, you just can’t take something that is not being given. Yes, legally you are right and you had the right-of-way,…