Motorcycle accidents have not decreased over the years, despite an increased public awareness of how prevalent motorcycle accidents are. Highway safety experts believe this is due to an increasing epidemic of distracted drivers. The distracted drivers have made the road a much more dangerous place for motorcyclists by using cell phones, smart phones, tablets, in-car technology, and other communications devices. The quickened pace of the modern world has left many drivers severely distracted and less capable of seeing motorcyclists. Drivers are often distracted and do not see motorcyclists when they should be paying 100% of their attention to the road.
A motorcyclist’s best approach to avoiding 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. Loud pipes and extra bright headlamps are advised by experts to help prevent motorcycle accidents. As basic and effective advice, always assume that drivers do not see your motorcycle and drive defensively.
Call your Wichita Attorneys for Motorcycle Accidents
There are specific laws in Kansas that apply to your case, affecting the amount of your compensation, if you’ve been in a motorcycle accident due to somebody else’s fault. When it comes to the insurance company’s valuation of the case, there could be biases to overcome in your motorcycle accident case. Call your Wichita Kansas injury firm today at 877-768-2400 for a free consultation with advice about your claim and the case’s value!
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