According to Atlanta statistics, the rate of motorcycle accidents grew from 49,000 to 103,000 between the years 1998 and 2008. Also, the risk of sustaining an injury after a motorcycle collision is high. The most common cause of these accidents, unfortunately, is because other drivers are unable to recognize the presence of motorcycle drivers on the road.
Motorcycle accidents may be inevitable, but it is still essential to know what to do in cases of an emergency. Below are some useful motorcycle accident tips:
- Seek medical help immediately. Sometimes injuries may not be obvious, so it is important to let medical professionals examine you for injuries to prevent further damage.
- Follow your doctor’s advice promptly regarding medical care and any work limitations.
- Record everything that you can about the accident. Take pictures of the area of the collision, the motorcycle and all vehicles involved, and make sure to get the names and contact information of any witnesses.
- You can also call us at 404.969.1284 to answer any questions you may have. We can give you professional, unbiased advice on how to deal with your motorcycle accident and inform you of your rights.