Motorcycle rider safety has been discussed often on this site.
The May 3, 2018 fox2now.com article (with video) titled “Authorities warn drivers to be aware of motorcyclists hitting the road” discusses various aspects of safety for the motorcyclist, as well as mention statistics.
May is Motorcycle Awareness Month, a time to remind all motorists to pay attention.
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner, a rider himself, said 162 motorcyclists died in crashes in Illinois last year.
“Motorcycles are not easy to see,” Rauner said. “They don’t have the size or mass of cars and trucks, so please be aware, cautious, and careful.”
Another factor with regard to motorcycle rider safety that is mentioned in the article:
As spring hits, it is usually the most dangerous time for motorcyclists because people haven’t seen bikes out on the road since winter began.
There are many reasons why early-season motorcycle travel can be more dangerous than that done later in the riding season. Various reasons are discussed on the “Early-Season Motorcycle Riding Safety Issues” page.
Additional details regarding these motorcycle rider safety topics can be seen in the sources mentioned above.
Should you or someone you care for experience a motorcycle accident injury or fatality in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the legal situation and to determine whether a personal injury lawsuit should be filed. Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) is an Illinois personal injury law firm that concentrates in Illinois personal injury and wrongful death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.)
Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer. Over the last 25+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.
During this 25+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases. In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.
To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time. This legal consultation is free.
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