Motorcycle Accident Claims
Motorcycles make up only a small percentage of the roads traffic on a daily basis – approximately 1% of vehicles on the road in the UK are motorcycles. Whilst the most precaution can be given by the driver of a motorcycle driver, sometimes accident can happen, which generally cause a lot more serious injury than in an accident of a similar nature with a car.
Accident Injury Solicitors can help. The list below shows the typical scenarios in which a motorcycle accident may occur.
- Road surface defects – potholes / missing manhole covers.
- Pedestrian walking out.
- Mud on the road.
- Junction accidents.
- Filtering accidents.
- Diesel spills.
- Hit and run.
Again, with any of the above incidents occurring it is essential details are obtained in order to assist smooth progression of your case.
It is usually thought motorcyclists are the cause, instead of the victim of accidents, due to the obvious danger that these vehicles tend to subject to the rider. These days there is advertisement and campaigns regularly published to make road users more wary of motorcyclist and other smaller vehicles such as scooters. Therefore other vehicles should be more cautious and aware of motorcyclists, not least for the fact that there are specific references to care given to motorcyclists in the Highway Code.