Did you know that in 2014, over 4,500 motorcyclists were killed in traffic collisions in the U.S? Motorcyclists are inherently at a greater risk to be killed in a crash since motorcycles are largely unprotected in comparison to cars and trucks that are also much larger. The math simply doesn’t add up in favor of the motorcyclist. Despite this fact, there are a few ways motorcyclists can still enjoy the open road while protecting themselves to the best of their abilities.
When looking at the different types of motorcycle accidents that commonly occur on Georgia streets as well as on streets around the nation, we see a few common threads. Some types of motorcycle accidents are more common than others. By examining these accidents and how they are caused, we can begin to understand how to avoid common motorcycle accidents in Georgia.
Here are the three most common situations that cause motorcycle accidents and how a motorcyclist can avoid them: