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Tips to Keep Motorcyclists Visible When Sharing The Road

When motorcyclists share the roads with larger vehicles, it is important that they remain highly visible. Failure to do so can result in serious injury, and in the worst cases, death. According to statistics, roughly half the motorcycles crashes that occur involve drivers who fail to see motorcyclists until it is too late. In fact, many accidents occur in the following ways:

  • Drivers misjudge the speed and distance of motorcyclists
  • Drivers do not see motorcyclists in intersections
  • Drivers violate motorcyclists’ right of ways when making left turns

For this reason, it is important that motorcycle riders practice safe riding habits in order to remain safe and visible while sharing the roads with other motorists.

Tips to Keep Motorcyclists Visible

Because our Michigan motorcycle accident lawyers truly care about the safety of those on the road, we have listed some helpful tips to consider when going for a ride:

  • Wear bright, reflective colored clothing
  • Keep lights on during dusk, dawn, and night hours
  • Always use turn signals
  • Always make sure brake lights are functioning correctly
  • Avoid driving in blind spots

Goodman Acker P.C. Can Fight for Your Rights

If you sustained injuries in a motorcycle collision and believe another driver should be held liable for your harms and injury, we encourage you to get in touch with our Michigan motorcycle accident attorneys right away. We can put our resources and skills on your side of the courtroom and fight to safeguard your rights and future! At Goodman Acker P.C., we believe no person deserves to suffer a lifetime of pain due to another person’s negligence, recklessness, or carelessness, and that is why we are here. Get the representation you need today!

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