And after recent bicycle accidents, the cycling community urges the public to exercise caution and share the road, while also educating riders to take proper measures.

 

Experts say simple choices such as wearing a helmet can save a life. For Jorge Guerrero, riding a bike is more than a means of transportation.

Guerrero rides his bike to work every day, however, with the recent reported accidents, he says bicyclists need to take proper precautions.

 

But responsibility falls not only on cyclist but drivers as well.

 

Using a helmet, riding with lights and reflective clothing are some measures Saenz recommends.

In Texas cyclist have the right to use roadways along with motorists. Failure to comply with safety laws can end up with in a fine, or in the worst of cases, in a fatal accident.