When a motorcycle accident occurs in California, it is common for the motorcyclist to suffer injuries in the crash. In some cases, a motorcycle accident may even result in a fatality. But, if the motorcyclist survives, there is a chance that the rider will suffer from severe injuries that could impact their life for the long-term.
Southern California residents are used to seeing many large trucks on the roads as they go about making deliveries. What may not immediately occur to many people is the immense potential for damage and injuries that comes with these trucks when they are involved in accidents. In fact, fatalities are a real possibility for any California resident who is struck by a large truck.
The Southern California area sees bicyclists on and near roads year-round. That is one of the benefits of having beautiful weather all of the time. However, one drawback is that the Los Angeles area is notorious for having roads and highways that are jam-packed with motor vehicles, seemingly at all times. The combination of motor vehicles and bicyclists sharing the same space can result in deadly collisions.
Being involved in a car accident can be scary, especially if the collision is more than just a common "fender-bender." In serious car accidents, California residents can suffer injuries and even fatalities. The unfortunate reality is that these types of serious motor vehicle accidents happen every day in California and throughout the country.
There is no doubting that riding a motorcycle is one of the favorite activities of many California residents. However, there is also no doubting that those who are riding motorcycles are oftentimes in more danger of being injured in any type of motor vehicle collision that might occur. So, what can motorcyclists do to stay safe on the roads in California?