Category: Motorcycle Accidents
Experts agree that the biggest factor that leads to motorcycle crashes with other vehicles is that drivers do not see motorcyclists when they are passing or turning. Regrettably, today’s motorist is much more distracted.
May 2022 is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) uses Motorcycle Safety Awareness month to, “remind vehicle drivers and motorists that safe driving and riding practices and cooperation from all road users will help reduce the number of fatalities and injuries on our nation’s highways.” Unfortunately, serious and fatal motorcycle accidents are far too common, and Florida has one of the highest rates of motorcycle accident...
If you were injured in a motorcycle accident while riding as a passenger, it is important that you know your legal rights. While there is a good chance that you are entitled to financial compensation, you will need to assert your legal rights effectively to recover the compensation you deserve.
In 2021, Florida had 3,185 traffic accident fatalities. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) established “Target Zero Fatalities & Serious Injury” as an initiative to achieve safety for all road users.
Florida’s environment is popular year-round with motorcycle enthusiasts. Motorists need to be aware of motorcyclists sharing Florida roads at all times, but particularly when the motorcycle population is even more congregated going, leaving, or participating in Florida’s many bike events.
The NSC reports that more than 700 people are injured in distracted driving accidents. Fort Myers distracted driving attorney urges drivers to drive undistracted.
Florida has some of the worst car accident statistics in the nation. Accidents happen when drivers are negligent, and when drivers are on the roads in unsafe vehicles. What compensation may they recover after an accident?
A tailgater is a motorcyclist’s nightmare. Imagine seeing a car or truck in your rearview mirror, right on your tail. You may feel nervous or threatened.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) reports that over 500,000 accidents occur every year because of merges and improper lane changes. Highway exit and entry ramps are high-risk areas for motorcycles.
2021 was one of the deadliest years since 2017 for Lee County, Florida. What should you do if you have an accident?