With warmer weather upon us, more and more drivers are opting to ride a motorcycle versus driving their vehicle. Why? Lots of reasons. For instance, better gas mileage and more fun. While riding a motorcycle can be thrilling there are risks of motorcycle accidents whenever someone choses to ride a motorcycle. In fact, motorcyclist are 26 times more likely to be involved in a fatal motorcycle accident than someone riding in a vehicle. Here are some common risks of motorcycle accidents.
Risks of Motorcycle Accidents
- Road hazards. For example, if a motorcycle hits a rough road surface, it is likely to tip or the motorcyclist can loss control.
- Human error. If a motorcyclist is distracted or in some other way loses control of the bike.
- Not seen by other drivers. Often times a motorcyclist is hard to be seen by other drivers.
- It is tempting to speed when riding a motorcycle but it is also one of the biggest risks of motorcycle accidents.
Motorcycle Accident North of Soda Springs from Driver Losing Control
Idaho State Police reported a motorcycle accident north of Soda Springs caused by the driver losing control. The motorcyclist drove off the left shoulder of the road where the motorcycle came to rest. The rider was transported by ground ambulance to a nearby hospital for evaluation of injury and then later air lifted to another medical center in Pocatello. Officials are still investigating this motorcycle accident.
Motorcycle Accident Lawyer in Idaho Falls or Pocatello
Motorcycle accidents often result in high medical bills and serious injuries. You need an experienced motorcycle accident lawyer on your side to fight the insurance company for every penny you are owed. Contact the law office of personal injury attorney Brent Gordon in Idaho Falls or Pocatello for a free consultation about your motorcycle accident. We can usually tell you over the phone if you have a good case. Call (208) 552-0467 now to get started on your motorcycle accident case.
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Our Idaho Falls, Idaho law office services clients in and surrounding Idaho Falls, including for injuries and accidents in Ammon, Rigby, injuries and accidents in Shelley and Blackfoot, and injuries and accidents in Rexburg. If you are looking for an attorney in the Idaho Falls area, visit or call our Idaho Falls office now. 3423 Merlin Dr., Idaho Falls, ID 83404 Phone:(208) 552-0467
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