There is no feeling quite like riding on a motorcycle. Bikers everywhere enthuse about the freedom they feel while on the open road, but riding a motorcycle can be dangerous. Bikers are less protected than other drivers. Many drivers also fail to recognize motorcyclists’ right of way or rights to a lane of traffic. For these reasons, you may one day find yourself in a motorcycle accident. Here’s what you need to do when this happens.
While you are at the scene of the motorcycle accident, you need to gather as much information as possible about the scene and the other drivers involved. All parties to the accident should remain on the scene until officers and first responders arrive. If anyone tries to leave the scene, make sure that you get their license plate at a minimum. This information can be used to find the responsible parties so that you can be compensated for your injuries. (more…)