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Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

Adrenaline and Accidents. Know what to do when you are a motorcycle accident victim.

Adrenaline and Accidents

There are two types of motorcycle riders—those who have crashed and those who haven’t—yet. The joys of riding a motorcycle comes with a price. Compared to car passengers, motorcyclists are 35 times more likely to be involved in a fatal accident. Helmets can prevent a deadly injury, but serious damage is almost guaranteed when another car causes you to hit the pavement at 50 miles per hour. In recent years, more than half of motorcycle-related deaths involved another vehicle.

The Causes of Motorcycle and Car Accidents

  • Poor weather conditions

  • Traffic violations

  • Driving on the wrong side of the road

  • Inexperienced motorists

  • Roadway hazards

  • Vehicle defects

  • Failure to see a motorcycle due to a glare

  • Aggressive driving

Thorp Law Fights for Motorcyclists

If another vehicle causes you to crash a motorcycle, it is important you contact a lawyer as soon as possible. Evidence needs to be gathered before it disappears and witness statements need to be gathered before memories fade. Thorp Law knows how to handle these cases so you can recover.