THE RISKS AND DANGERS OF RIDING BICYCLES AND MOTORCYCLES
Advantages of bicycles and motorcycles
Many people decide to use their bicycles and motorcycles to travel to their destination. There are many reasons why many people choose bicycles and motorcycles over cars or vans. Many people choose bicycles and motorcycles because they can slip easier through heavy traffic, they are much less expensive than cars, they are easy to keep and store in a garage, or maybe they find riding a bike or a motorcycle as a hobby or as a passion. Many people believe that it is more fun, exciting, and enjoyable to ride bikes or motorcycles than to drive cars or other vehicles.
Risks and dangers of bicycles and motorcycles
Although riding a bicycle or a motorcycle definitely has a lot of benefits and advantages, it is also important to be aware of the different risks and disadvantages of riding a bicycle or a motorcycle. By assessing and examining some statistics and reports, we will be able to see the risks and dangers of riding a bicycle or a motorcycle. According to statistics, 743 people died in 2013 due to bicycle or motorcycle accidents in the USA. That is an average of 2 people dying every day because of bicycle or motorcycle accidents.
Many people have died because of bicycle or motorcycle accidents because they were not wearing the proper safety gear like helmets. According to many studies and research, most of bicycle or motorcycle accident fatalities could have been prevented and avoided if the riders wore safety helmets and protective gear. But even if you are already wearing protective gear or a safety helmet while riding a bike or a motorcycle, it is still very important to know all of the risks and dangers. Bikes and motorcycles are light vehicles especially when compared to the other vehicles on the road such as cars, vans, buses, and trucks. Bikes and motorcycles are also harder to see on the road and needs constant balancing from the rider in order not to fall to the ground. These details show why there are risks and dangers in riding bikes and motorcycles. Some of the injuries that can be sustained because of bicycle and motorcycle accidents are sprains, fractures, and wounds. The more severe injuries that can be sustained because of motorcycle and bicycle accidents are traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury, which can affect a person’s way of live forever.
Getting a motorcycle accident injury attorney
If you or someone you know have been involved in a bicycle or a motorcycle accident in Los Angeles or in nearby areas, make sure to contact Avrek Law Firm through their contact number 866-598-5548 to schedule a consultation. Avrek Law Firm has experienced injury lawyers who will guide you and assist you in examining all of your legal options and give you the justice and compensation that you deserve. Avrek Law Firm will always make sure that you are given the best possible service.