With such a beautiful climate, it makes sense that a lot of people to take advantage of driving scooters, motorcycles & mopeds in sunny South Florida. In addition to being open to the elements, this form of transportation is also cost-effective. As a result, there are more and more motorcycles & mopeds on the street each year. However, the roads can be especially hazardous for these individuals when other drivers become aggressive or negligent behind the wheel. Due to having less protection, seemingly minor collisions for other vehicles can turn catastrophic in motorcycle and moped accidents.
DID YOU KNOW: According to the US Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Florida annually leads the entire nation in the number of motorcycle deaths and injuries. In 2016, 555 people died in Florida due to motorcycle accidents.
Needless to say, the victims of these accidents frequently suffer serious injuries. They lead to substantial medical expenses, lost wages and other damages. Far too often, people driving motorcycles and mopeds are severely hurt due to the smallest mistakes like fast lane changes or not checking blind spots. If you or a loved one is injured due to an accident involving a motorcycle, moped or scooter, your recovery should always be the priority. Let the professionals at lowercase serve as your advocates, making sure the insurance company provides you with appropriate compensation.