Types of Motorcycle Accidents in Atlanta
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The Weinstein Firm, LLC we are aware how serious
motorcycle accidents are on you and your loved ones. Riders and their passengers are extremely
vulnerable to injury and death on the road in comparison to drivers in
automobiles. Despite the high number of accidents, motorcyclists are generally
not to blame for their actions.
Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents
Motorcycle accidents occur every day in Georgia, resulting in significant
even death. Based on national statistics, for every 100,000 motorcycles registered
in a given year, there were 69.33 fatalities. Due to the distressing numbers,
motorcyclists must learn about the most common causes of accidents.
The following is a list of common causes of motorcycle accidents:
Head-on collisions – Most motorcycle accidents occur because car and truck drivers
are not able to see motorcyclists. 56% of motorcycle accident deaths are
attributed to other vehicles crashing into motorcycles. 78% of accidents
are caused by cars striking motorcycles from the front.
Cars turning left – These kind of collisions consist of 42% of all accidents involving
a car and motorcycle. Typically, a turning car hits a motorcycle when
the biker is going straight through an intersection, passing the car,
or attempting to overtake the car.
Motorcycles splitting lanes – Motorcyclists tend to split lanes when cars are moving slowly
or stuck in traffic. Since the cars are in close proximity to the motorcycle,
any sudden movement from a car is enough to cause a severe injury to the
motorcyclist. Cars hardly ever anticipate any vehicle passing them in
slowed or stopped traffic.
Motorcycle and fixed objects – 25% of motorcycle-related deaths occur when they collide with a
Road Hazards – Because of their smaller size and lack of proper stability compared
to cars, potholes, slick pavement conditions, uneven heights between lanes,
dead animals, or other hazardous objects are considered safety threats.
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Our Atlanta motorcycle accident lawyers understand how frustrating this
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