Like most states Arizona has specific laws that apply to bicyclist. The purpose of these laws is to promote safety and reduce injuries and fatalities. Between 2011 and 2015, Arizona has averaged 26 bicyclist fatalities a year. When traveling on public roadways, bicyclist must abide the the rules of the road, just as if they were driving an automobile. There are also laws the legislature wrote to prevent car/bicycle accidents.
Drivers obviously also have an obligation and duty to drive their cars is in a safe manner, This includes paying attention to bicyclist on the road. Even when bicyclist abide the rules accidents do occur. If you or someone you know was injured in a bicycle/car accident, have them contact an experienced personal injury lawyer to discuss their rights.