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Are Motorcycles More Dangerous than Cars?

While the siren song of the open road when you’re on your bike is difficult to resist, it’s important to keep in mind that you are far more vulnerable to serious injuries when you’re on a motorcycle than you are when you’re in a car. Always prioritize your safety when you’re out and about on your bike, and if another motorist’s negligence leaves you injured in a motorcycle accident, don’t wait to consult with an experienced South Carolina motorcycle accident attorney.

The Statistics

The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) doesn’t pull any punches when it comes to defining how much more dangerous motorcycles are than cars. Consider the following statistics from a recent year:

Additional key findings from another NHTSA report include all the following for a recent year:

To make things worse, the number of life-threatening motorcycle accidents has been steadily trending upwards.

When You’re on Your Bike

When you’re on your bike, all the following variables leave you more vulnerable to being seriously injured:

Discuss Your Claim with an Experienced South Carolina Motorcycle Accident Attorney Today

The practiced motorcycle accident attorneys at John Price Law Firm – serving North Charleston, Summerville, Myrtle Beach, and Santee in South Carolina for more than 30 years – recognize the gravity of motorcycle accidents and will leave no stone unturned in their focused efforts to obtain fair compensation that covers your complete losses and supports your fullest recovery. We’re on your side, so please don’t wait to reach out. Contact us online or call 843-552-6011 today.