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If you have been injured in a motorcycle, no matter how it was caused, you may be entitled to claim compensation and damages for your injuries and property damage. To do this, you will need expert legal guidance from an experienced Salt Lake City motorcycle accident attorney. To schedule a free initial consultation with a highly-skilled motorcycle accident attorney, call the Jardine Law Offices P.C today on 801-451-9555.
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UTAH MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS THE STATISTICS
UTAH MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS Riding a motorcycle can be a lot of fun, whether you use yours for your daily commute, or prefer to indulge in leisurely long-distance road trips on weekends and vacations. As any biker knows, that fun can come at a price, and that is the increased risk posed to those who travel on motorcycles, rather than using a car or truck. Actually, those cars and trucks make up quite a lot of the risks involved in traveling around Salt Lake City, and beyond, on your motorcycle.
THE REALITY OF MOTORCYCLE RISK An experienced Salt Lake City motorcycle accident attorney is all too familiar with the extent of the injuries potentially sustained in a collision – after all, they have represented countless clients living with the consequences. Although you may think you know all there is to know about motorcycle accidents, there is something powerful about seeing the statistics written down.
DID YOU KNOW: ● Motorcycle accidents in Utah are most likely to occur between 4 pm and 6 pm, on a Friday, Saturday, or Sunday Those aged between 20 and 24 are most at risk of being involved in an accident, according to statistics While motorcycle accidents in Utah are on the rise, there are fewer deaths occurring Motorcycle accidents account for 12% of all collisions on Utah roads Where another driver is at fault, the most likely cause of a motorcycle accident in Salt Lake City and the rest of Utah is the failure to yield Where the motorcycle rider is at fault, it is most likely because they either followed a vehicle too closely or did not follow proper lane-changing protocol ● ● ● ● ●
COMMON CAUSES OF MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS In addition to the causes of motorcycle accidents listed above, we have noticed a definite pattern in the contributing factors, over the years we have been handling motorcycle accident claims. Motorcycle accidents commonly occur due to: ● ● ● ● ● ● Manufacturing flaws in the motorcycle, including faulty forks or unstable frames Drivers taunting or harassing motorcyclists Failure to yield the right of way at junctions or traffic signals Drivers failing to see a motorcycle in their blind spot Drunk or distracted drivers Cars or trucks following too closely behind a motorcycle, causing them to wobble, or even bumping into the bike
INJURED IN A MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT? If you have been injured in a motorcycle, no matter how it was caused, you may be entitled to claim compensation and damages for your injuries and property damage. To do this, you will need expert legal guidance from an experienced Salt Lake City personal injury attorney. To schedule a free initial consultation with a highly-skilled motorcycle accident attorney, call the Jardine Law Offices P.C today on 801-451-9555.
Jardine Law Offices, P.C. Phone: 801-784-6755 FAX: 801-451-7581 https://www.jardinelawoffices.com/contact/ 140 North Union Avenue Suite 205 Farmington, Utah 84025