Highway safety experts believe motorcycle accidents have not decreased over the years due to an increasing epidemic of distracted drivers, despite an increased public awareness of how prevalent motorcycle accidents are. Distracted drivers have made the road much more dangerous for motorcyclists by using cell phones, smart phones, tablets, in-car technology, and other communications devices. Many drivers are severely distracted and less capable of seeing motorcyclists with the quickened pace of the modern world. Distracted drivers often overlook motorcyclists, when they should be paying 100% of their attention to the road.
The best approach for a motorcyclist to avoid catastrophic injury a motorcycle collision is to employ defensive driving, since the problem of distracted driving is not likely to get any better in the foreseeable future. To help prevent motorcycle accidents, loud pipes and extra bright headlamps are advised by experts. Drive defensively and always assume drivers do not see your motorcycle, as basic and effective advice.
Call your Lawrence Attorneys for Motorcycle Accidents
In Kansas there are specific laws applying to your case that affect the amount of your compensation if you’ve been in a motorcycle accident due to somebody else’s fault. There could be biases to overcome in your motorcycle accident case when it comes to the insurance company’s valuation of the case. For a free consultation with advice about your claim and the case’s value, call your Lawrence Kansas injury firm today at 877-768-2400!
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