How Drivers Can Avoid Accidents With Motorcycles – Fort Myers Motorcycle Accident AttorneySeptember 25, 2020 | Category: Motorcycle Accidents | Share
Motorcyclists can be educated on how to ride their bikes and avoid accidents. Motorcyclists may know what to do when:
- A vehicle makes a left turn in front of them.
- They hit gravel in a blind corner.
- They enter corners.
- A car changes lanes in front of them.
- A car hits them from behind.
- Riding friends are not riding safely.
- The front brake locks.
- A vehicle opens its door on them.
- It’s slippery.
However, motorcyclists are still injured and killed when out on the roads because of other motorists’ failure to “Share the Road.”
A Fort Myers motorcycle accident attorney says Florida law requires motorcycles and moped drivers to have the same rights and duties as drivers of other motor vehicles. They all have a responsibility to travel safely and share the road properly.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says, “For drivers, sharing the road begins with understanding that motorcyclists have the same rights as you. They also face unique safety challenges, such as being smaller and less visible. Look for cyclists where vehicles do not appear, like before making a left-hand turn at an intersection. Also, be aware that motorcyclists may have to downshift and weave to avoid bumps and road hazards. Safe riding practices and cooperation from all road users will help reduce the number of fatalities and injuries on our nation’s highways. …By raising motorists’ awareness, both drivers and riders will be safer sharing the road.”
“If you or a family member is injured in a motorcycle accident because of a negligent driver, please contact our Fort Myers motorcycle accident attorneys at Spivey Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.A. after seeking medical attention. We represent people involved in numerous types of personal injury and wrongful death accidents throughout the state of Florida. All of our clients have unique personal injury cases. Our Fort Myers motorcycle accident attorneys provide personal contact and communication along with aggressive representation,” said Attorney Randall Spivey.
Fort Myers Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Randall L. Spivey is a Board Certified Trial Attorney – the highest recognition for competence bestowed by the Florida Bar and a distinction earned by just one percent (1%) of Florida attorneys. He has handled over 2,000 personal injury and wrongful death cases throughout Florida. For a free and confidential consultation to discuss your legal rights, contact Spivey Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.A., in Lee County at 239.337.7483 or toll-free at 1.888.477.4839, or by email to Randall@SpiveyLaw.com. Visit SpiveyLaw.com for more information. You can contact Spivey Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.A. in Charlotte County at 941.764.7748 and in Collier County at 239.793.7748.