Most motorcycles that are on the road are perfectly safe and never get into any accidents. However, when they do occur, the accidents can be very severe and leave the rider in serious condition. One of the more common reasons motorcycle accidents occur is because of accidents that happen in intersections.
COMMON REASONS FOR MOTORCYCLE INTERSECTION ACCIDENTS
Intersection accidents are among the most common reasons accidents occur for drivers on the road. Lane changes make up the number one reason, but there are common reasons that can be found here:
- Sudden lane changes
- Texting or talking on a cell phone
- Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Sudden turns
- Distracted driving Running a red light
In many cases, an accident occurs because someone is simply driving too fast for conditions and trying to cross through an intersection before it turns red. These drivers are often in cars, trucks, SUVs, and often do not see the motorcyclist before it is too late.