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Distracted drivers and motorcyclist fatalities

Motorcyclists face all sorts of hazards when they take to the road, and our blog has covered many. However, distracted driving is a major area of concern and distracted drivers have claimed the lives of many motorcyclists over the years. Unfortunately, there are all sorts of distractions that can get in the way of a person's ability to drive properly and these distractions will lead to more fatalities and serious injuries in the months ahead. If your loved one was hit by a driver who was not paying attention to the road, you should know what your legal options are.

From the use of a GPS system to eating, socializing with other passengers, using a smartphone and turning the radio station, drivers lose their focus for a plethora of reasons. Even if a driver takes their attention from the road for a matter of seconds, they could swerve into oncoming traffic or collide with a vehicle in front of them. This is especially problematic for motorcyclists, who are less visible than those driving larger vehicles. Sadly, distracted drivers may not see a motorcyclist until it is too late and they have collided at a high rate of speed.

Distractions can also be problematic for motorcyclists as well, which draws attention to how crucial it is to pay attention to the road at all times while riding your motorcycle. Our motor vehicle crashes page offers more information related to the consequences of distracted driving and some of the options victims may have.

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