May is an exciting time of year. The weather is getting warmer, flowers are blooming and more time is spent outside. May is also Motorcycle Awareness Month, and a time to remind all motorists to be safe on the roads.
Once the nice weather begins, motorcyclists’ dust off their bikes and use them as their spring and summer transportation. Unfortunately, motorcycle accidents can happen to bikers if motorcyclists and other vehicles are not careful.
Motorcycles are not the main form of transportation for many people, making them a rare sight while driving. As a result, many drivers are not used to sharing the road with motorcyclists and do not know how to use proper safety precautions.
Although not all accidents involving motorcycles are preventable, drivers and bikers can follow certain safety steps to help avoid accidents and injuries. Some safety steps include:
All drivers need to be aware of motorcycles and need to practice safety protocols to keep everyone safe:
Safe driving from all motorists will help lower the amount of accidents that occur and keep our roadways safe. National Motorcycle Awareness Month is a great opportunity to learn more on how to drive safely and how to properly share the road with all vehicles.
If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident, our Chester County motorcycle accident lawyers at Eckell, Sparks, Levy, Auerbach, Monte, Sloane, Matthews & Auslander, P.C. will fight for your rights to proper compensation. Our legal team is dedicated to handling your case efficiently and respectfully. Call us at 610-565-3701 or contact us online for a free case consultation. Located in Media and West Chester, Pennsylvania, we serve clients throughout Delaware County, Chester County, and Montgomery County.
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