In 2015, 4,976 motorcyclists were killed on the road, with another 88,000 non-fatal injuries resulting from auto accidents, according to the National Safety Council. Many of these accidents could have been avoided with awareness and proper knowledge about sharing the road.
May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. To keep these shocking stats from continuing to rise, here are a few tips to remember when you’re behind the wheel:
Motorcyclists can help reduce the change of injury during an accident as well:
Unfortunately, accidents happen every day. It is our duty as drivers to work together to make the roads safe. If you are injured in a car crash, consult a lawyer immediately to determine how to handle the insurance companies.
Attorney Steven Jaffe has been representing injured parties for over 32 years. Jaffe is a Partner at Famer, Jaffe, Weissing, Edwards, Fistos & Lehrman. He focuses his practice on personal injury. Contact Steve at [email protected].