Giving away kids used bike. Any liability?

Hey all,

My kids have grown out of their 12”, 14” and 18” bikes and instead of throwing them out (they are cheapie $40 Walmart bikes that I can’t imagine anyone actually paying for now that they’re used) I though maybe I’d park them next to the road with a “free” sign. Then I started to wonder, if someone’s kids gets injured riding one of these things because of a part malfunctioning, could I be held legally responsible? It a shame we have to think this way these days but I’d rather be safe than sorry. Thoughts?

Consigliere
2 weeks ago

Donate to an organization


If u have to ask that question just scrap the bikes. Also if u put in front of your dwelling someone may step on your lawn n roll n ankle n sue!!


"It a shame we have to think this way these days"

Indeed. It's bloody ridiculous.

JeffersonRepub JeffersonRepub
2 weeks ago

I’m sure anyone can sue anyone for anything. Those cheap bike do have value. They will sell for $20 on Craigslist.

Sacks cousin
2 weeks ago

Contact Mr Dietrick at Warren Hills High School. He runs a program that collects bikes. I think it is called Pedals for Progress.

Stay Woke
2 weeks ago

If you're concerned about it I wouldn't take the risk. Just donate them and you should be good. You should even be able to get a receipt.

Flemmer Flemmer
3 days ago

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