Motorcyclists get a bad rap for being reckless drivers and getting into lots of accidents. But that's not necessarily true; it's just that motorcycle accidents can lead to some very serious consequences.
Motorcyclists aren't always at fault either. In fact, they're often the victims of another driver's inattention, or even faulty motorcycle parts. And because there's little to protect motorcyclists in a crash, the injuries and vehicle damage are often much worse than enclosed-vehicle accidents.
Driving a motorcycle doesn't mean you're entitled to less safety on the road. But if an accident happens, you'll want to protect your legal rights by following these steps: