Statistics show that motorcycle fatalities have decreased by about 2 percent in recent years. However, motorcycle crashes are still high during a time of great progress in reducing other fatal motor vehicle accidents. Unfortunately, motorcycle accidents still have the highest fatality deaths on the road.
Motorcycles, unlike other vehicles, are less stable. Riders have less protection in the event of an accident. Motorcycles do not have safety features, such as seatbelts and airbags, which make them far more dangerous during a crash. The bottom line is that motorcyclists are far more susceptible to suffering serious injuries or a fatality in an accident.
Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents
Motorcycle collisions can occur many different ways. If you or a loved one has been injured or died in a motorcycle accident that was caused by the negligence of another party, you may be entitled to compensation. An experienced Los Angeles motorcycle accident attorney can help.
Below are some common causes of motorcycle collisions:
- Limited motorcycle visibility. Motorcycles are not as visible as other cars on the road. As such it can make it difficult for other motorists to spot them, resulting in serious or fatal accidents.
- Vehicle blind spots.The comparatively smaller size of motorcycles makes it is easy for careless motorists to change lanes without seeing motorcyclists.
- Road hazards. Another common cause of motorcycle accidents includes road hazards, such as potholes, debris and uneven pavement.
- Unsafe vehicle maneuvering.Speeding, reckless driving, taking turns too fast can all contribute to motorcycle accidents.
Call a Los Angeles Motorcycle Accident Attorney Today!
The Los Angeles motorcycle accident attorneys at the Law Offices of Samer Habbas are dedicated to helping our injured clients get the best settlement.
If you or a loved one has been the victim of a serious motorcycle accident caused by another negligent motorist, you deserve justice and you may be entitled to compensation for your pain and suffering, lost wages, medical bills, and more. Call us at 1-888-848-5048 to schedule a free, complimentary consultation with one of our experienced Los Angeles motorcycle accident attorneys today.