Category: Motorcycle Accidents
A Fort Myers motorcycle accident attorney said changing lanes causes many accidents, particularly those involving motorcycles, and is one of the top causes of motor vehicle accidents in the United States.
Motorcyclists can be educated on how to ride their bikes and avoid accidents. However, motorcyclists are still injured and killed when out on the roads due to the negligence of drivers.
With a lack of adequate bodily protection, motorcyclists are some of the most vulnerable people on the roads today. That’s especially true in Florida, where an abundance of motorcyclists clamoring to enjoy Florida’s excellent weather tend to find themselves at odds with thousands of drivers. Because accidents often occur at high speeds, motorcycle accidents can result in serious injury that fundamentally alters the cyclist’s quality of life, and, in some cases, might even result in death....
When motorcycles are involved in accidents, it is common for the motorcyclist to suffer severe injuries, or even die.
Florida’s environment with its many scenic vistas, ecology, and coastline offers motorcyclists a wonderful place to ride.
Motorcycles account for a disproportionate number of traffic fatalities and injuries. The Department of Transportation’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) reports that motorcycle and car accidents are similar in that they both are often caused by alcohol and/or speeding and distracted driving.
Many motorcycle accidents happen when other motorists fail to follow Florida’s right-of-way laws.
Many motorcycle accidents happen when other motorists fail to follow Florida’s right-of-way laws. However, vehicle drivers often claim the motorcyclist came out of nowhere, or it was their turn to proceed at an intersection.
Since there are so many visitors and new residents to Florida each year, we would like to share some safety tips for drivers.
The third Monday in June (June 15, 2020) is Ride to Work Day for motorcyclists. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), this day celebrates the joys of motorcycle riding each year.