Safety Tips for When Your Motorcycle Breaks Down

Lawyers in Arizona who are experienced in motorcycle accidents will make sure that the rights of Arizona motorcycle riders are protected. Many times, accidents happen when a motorcycle breaks down. It is important to protect yourself if your motorcycle breaks down, especially if you are on the highway. When a motorcycle breaks down, many times it is on a road or highway where there is a lot of traffic. Often times the vehicle driver does not see the motorcycle riders on the busy street. This happens many times for vehicle drivers as well, but for a motorcycle rider it is far more dangerous as they have little around them for protection. If you have a cell phone and even if you can repair your motorcycle on your own, it is best to call the police so that they can put barricades or traffic signals around you while you are fixing your bike.

Motorcycle Break Downs Could be Dangerous

Each year, the number of motorcycle accidents in the United States is recorded. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), motorcycle accidents accounted for 13% of the fatal traffic accidents in 2009. There were 4,462 people who were killed in these traffic accidents. From these motorcycle crash statistics, we do not know the mechanics of each accident but we do know that motorcycle breakdowns are very common and often lead to serious injury by inattentive drivers.

How an Expert Arizona Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Can Help

When you or a loved one has been involved in a motorcycle accident, it is best to consult with an expert in motorcycle accident injury law. The Husband and Wife Law Team can help you with a motorcycle accident case by examining the incident thoroughly and by using evidence and eyewitness accounts. Mark and Alexis Breyer, Arizona motorcycle accident attorneys, have helped motorcycle accident victims since 1996 and are very experienced in this area of the law. If you would like help and have questions, call for a free consultation today.

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