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Motorcycle accidents often lead to catastrophic injuries

Motorcycle riders across British Columbia always have the concern that automobile drivers would not keep a lookout for them. Reportedly, last year, 2,600 motorcycle accidents in the province caused injuries to 1,600 bikers. Furthermore, an average of 34 motorcyclists lose their lives in such crashes every year. During May, which is motorcycle awareness month, authorities want to remind road users of dangers faced by bikers.

Help is available to recover damages after motorcycle accidents

British Columbia bikers are in greater danger of suffering traumatic injuries -- or worse -- than motorists in crashes involving automobiles. They also need advanced driving skills because they travel on two wheels and have virtually no protection in a collision with a car. Understandably, victims of motorcycle accidents typically suffer significantly more serious injuries than those suffered by accident victims in automobiles.

Common spinal injuries motorcycle accident cases

Serious injuries are common in motor vehicle accidents, and when the accident involves a motorcycle, the injuries -- particularly to the spine -- can be severe if not fatal. This article will discuss the most common types of spinal injuries from motorcycle accident cases:

Motorcyclists can help protect themselves from reckless motorists

This time of year, motorcyclists all over British Columbia are getting their bikes ready to cruise our roads. While motorcyclists suffer from the stigma of being reckless, in fact, the main cause of accidents involving motorcycles in BC is motorists' failure to yield when the motorcyclist has the right-of-way.

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