Motorcycle Accidents – 5 Main Causes

Northwest Arkansas is home to many beautiful scenic highways for motorcyclists.

Whether you are riding on the Pig Trail or heading to Bikes, Blues, and BBQ, Northwest Arkansas is one of the greatest places in the country for riders.

While riding a motorcycle can be a thrilling experience, it does come with many risks.

The chances of sustaining a serious or fatal personal injury are increased for motorcyclists compared to other accidents on the NWA roadways.

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According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), motorcycle riders are overrepresented in traffic fatalities—with almost 5,000 fatalities occurring during 2018.

This past month two motorcyclists were involved in an accident on U.S. Highway 62 and Arkansas Highway 72 in Benton County—causing one fatality and severe injuries.

Because of these increased risks of serious personal injuries, it is important that riders be aware of some of the causes of motorcycle accidents in Northwest Arkansas:

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5 Main Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

  1. Head-on Collisions
  2. Left Hand Turns
  3. Driving Under the Influence
  4. Speeding
  5. Lane Splitting

The Arkansas motorcycle accident lawyers at our NWA Car Accident Attorney office have the experience and expertise to help you recover the compensation you deserve.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a motorcycle crash, contact our team of attorneys today for your free legal consultation by calling, texting, or emailing us today.

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