Operators of all vehicles that share the road must behave courteously towards one another to prevent accidents. Consider this: a wreck that causes minor damage to a passenger vehicle can be devastating to a person riding a motorcycle. Along with loss of life, a motorcycle accident can lead to serious injuries, decreased mobility, and other long-term physical effects that lower your quality of life significantly.
The majority of motorcycle accidents occur due to other drivers’ failing to see and keep a proper lookout for motorcyclists on the road. Motorcycles are easy to miss on the road when a person is distracted or not making sure the lanes are clear. There are many other causes of motorcycle accidents, including:
A motorcycle accident can lead to devastating injuries. These injuries may affect your mobility and prevent you from earning a living. You’ll also be subject to exorbitant medical bills, which may not be covered by your insurance—especially if you lose your job to a disability. There is also the emotional component of being injured in a serious auto accident. You might feel depression about what occurred, or experience anxiety about what the future will bring.