When driving through Idahos breathtaking roads, motorcyclists agree that the freedom and excitement of the road is indescribable. But with exhilaration comes risks. If you are involved in a motorcycle accident, you may suffer
serious and permanent injuries which necessitate the aid of an Idaho motorcycle accident attorney.Increased vulnerability
Statistics reveal that two-thirds of motorcycle accidents are caused by the driver of a car or truck violating a motorcyclists right of way. Following a collision, many drivers claim they did not see the motorcyclist.
The lack of protection that a motorcyclist has leaves him or her more prone to serious injury, even death. In fact, motorcyclists are 32 times more likely to be killed in a crash than drivers of automobiles, reports the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA).
Motorcyclists have the same right to the road as drivers of passenger vehicles. But even when motorcyclists wear protective gear, obey all traffic laws and remain focused on the road, accidents still happen. In America, roughly 50,000 motorcyclists are injured and about 2,000 are killed each year.
One of the causes of motorcycle accidents is inclement weather. Passenger vehicles are equipped to handle slick pavement and gravel, but motorcyclists can easily lose control under these conditions, which can lead to a devastating crash. Other common causes of motorcycle accidents are:
At Craig Swapp & Associates we know the dynamics of a motorcycle accident, as well as the problems you face on the road. Our Idaho motorcycle accident attorneys understand that there are still some people out there who have out-dated attitudes about bikers that may have an effect on what you face in the courtroom.No matter what type of bike you ride our experienced attorneys will fight for your rights and help you win the compensation you deserve. If you have been injured and you live in the area, please call us today for a free consultation with a Boise motorcycle accident attorney at 208-789-2160.