Any Virginia Beach motorcycle enthusiast can tell you that motorcyclists are some of the safest drivers on the road. That is because motorcycle riding is dangerous, exponentially more so than driving a normal motor vehicle, which usually protects its occupants with inches of steel, airbags and other advanced safety features.
One of the joys of riding a motorcycle is the fact that the wind will blow against your skin and you get to experience the thrill of watching the roadway race beneath you as you take corners, breath fresh and watch the beautiful scenery go by. Unfortunately, the fact that a motorcyclist is completely exposed to the elements is also why these two-wheeled vehicles are so dangerous. A motorcyclist is at a distinct disadvantage when involved in an accident with a car, and he or she will have a much higher likelihood of being injured or killed in the event of an accident.
Even though motorcyclists tend to be extremely attentive every time they take to West Virginia roads, people driving cars are not always this careful. Also, car drivers have a bad habit of not looking out for motorcyclists, and this can cause deadly and catastrophic accidents.
Motor vehicle drivers can be held liable in court for the accidents, injuries and deaths they cause by failing to pay attention to the road and watch out for motorcyclists. If you or your loved one has suffered a personal injury or death in a motorcycle accident, legal recourse may be available to you. Indeed, a successfully navigated personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit can be a way for those harmed by a motorcycle accident to seek justice and restitution for the wrong that has been done to them.