The most common cause of motorcycle accidents is other vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that 56% of motorcycle accidents occur on urban roadways and a majority of those at intersections.
Most motorcycle accidents that occur at intersections are a result of larger vehicles such as cars, trucks, and SUVs, turning in front of motorcycles. This may occur illegally, but is most often an issue of visibility – at least that is the claim made by many drivers who strike motorcyclists.
In addition to the...Read More