The main cause of motorcycle crashes is the failure of motorists to detect motorcycles in traffic. Most often, the driver of the other vehicle did not see the motorcycle before the collision occurred, or did not see the motorcycle until it was too late to avoid the collision. Reports indicate that frequently, other drivers violate the motorcycle’s right-of-way and cause the accident.
In instances where motorcycle accidents do not involve another vehicle, the leading cause of the motorcycle accident is a collision with the roadway or some fixed object in the environment. In some instances, the object was the result of negligence by the county or municipality to properly maintain its roadways.
If you have been involved in a motorcycle accident with another vehicle or in a motorcycle accident caused by roadway debris or obstruction, contact St. Petersburg, Florida accident attorney J. Stanford Morse, P.A. Our law firm has successfully represented hundreds of victims as their St. Petersburg motorcycle accident attorney.