Summer is officially here and in full swing. And with the warm weather, motorcycle drivers are eager to take their bikes to the streets. Unfortunately, many drivers do not exercise enough caution when sharing the road with motorcyclists. Being aware of motorcycle safety tips is vital to keeping Connecticut roads safe for all drivers.
By 2008, motorcyclist deaths more than doubled over the last decade. Research shows that many of these deaths occurred because drivers failed to see the oncoming motorcycle in time to avoid the accident.
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Following a handful of safety tips makes sharing the road with motorcycles safer for everyone. Making note of these simple guidelines increases drivers’ likelihood of “seeing” motorcycles on the road and avoiding potential accidents:
Following these important tips significantly decreases the amount of accidents involving motorcycles. In some cases, however, these types of accidents will still occur. If you or someone you know suffered injuries in a motorcycle accident, contact an experienced personal injury attorney to ensure that you get the help that you deserve.
At Kennedy, Johnson, Schwab & Roberge, L.L.C., we handle all cases on a contingency fee basis. This means that we do not get paid unless and until you receive a settlement or a jury award.
Schedule a free, confidential consultation with a skilled Connecticut personal injury lawyer today.