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FAQ

What is the most common motorcycle accident?

Left-turn accidents are some of the most common types of motorcycle accidents. A left-hand turn accident can occur when an oncoming motorcycle is struck by a vehicle turning left. These types of crashes can take place at intersections, corners, or stop signs.

What state has the highest rate of motorcycle accidents?

Topping the list are Mississippi, Texas, South Carolina, Florida, and Arizona. Mississippi had the highest rate of fatalities, at 14.22 fatalities per 10,000 registered motorcycles. Arizona, however, had a substantially lower rate of 9.94 fatalities per 10,000 registered motorcycles.

What are the 4 types of motorcycle accidents?

There are four types of accidents that happen most frequently to motorcycle drivers: rear-end crashes, left-turn accidents, head-on collisions, and side impacts.

Are motorcyclists more likely to sustain fatal injuries in an accident than car passengers?

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), when an accident occurs, a motorcycle rider is 28 times more likely to suffer a fatality than someone traveling inside a motor vehicle. In 80 percent of reported accidents, motorcycle riders suffer an injury or fatality.

What is the most common injury in a car accident?

Whiplash. This is one of the most common types of auto accident injuries. Whiplash occurs when the head is quickly jerked forward and then backwards, snapping the neck as a whip would be cracked. In general, whiplash can damage the ligaments, tendons, facet joints, discs, and/or muscles in the neck.

How long does whiplash last?

How long does whiplash last? Most people with whiplash, especially lower grades, can recover within days or a few weeks. More severe whiplash can take several weeks or even months to heal. Whiplash lasts longest when complications lead to chronic pain or inflammation in and around your spine.

What is an example of a minor accident?

Minor auto accidents typically involve slight damage to the vehicle that does not impede the vehicle’s ability to operate or cause severe injuries. Examples of minor auto accidents may include: A slight fender bender. Busted headlight/ taillight.

What symptoms are normal after a car accident?

First, Keep an Eye Out for Delayed Injury Symptoms and Pain. There’s a common misconception that car accident injury symptoms appear automatically at the scene of a crash. … Dizziness. … Headaches. … Neck Pain. … Shoulder Pain. … Wrist Pain. … Back Pain. … Numbness.

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