For many people, the natural beauty of Nevada is best enjoyed from behind the handle bars of a motorcycle. Nevada is home to an abundance of scenic roadways that thousands of motorcyclists enjoy every year. Unfortunately, those who travel by motorcycle are faced with unique dangers and challenges that those in passenger vehicles typically are exempt from. Due to their smaller size, motorcycles can be more difficult for other drivers to see, which is a primary cause of many motorcycle accidents.
A wonderful climate and scenic roadways make Nevada a great state for motorcyclists. Nevada offers an abundance of wide open spaces that can be joyously explored behind the handle bars of a motorcycle. Nevada also hosts many prosperous cities with a steadily increasing population. Navigating congested city streets with a motorcycle can be extremely dangerous, as evidenced by the continued rise of motorcycle accidents.
Since motorcycles can be more difficult to notice than other vehicles, motorists should always be cautious and on the lookout for them when traveling or commuting. As the warmer months quickly approach in Nevada, motorcyclists will be taking to roadways across the state to enjoy warmer temperatures. This is the time of year when motorcycle accidents happen most often.
As roadways become more and more crowded in the state of Nevada, the chances of accidents occurring are drastically increasing. Unlike automobile drivers, motorcyclists are more exposed to the hazards and dangers typical of modern roadways. Motorcycles are also more difficult to see than cars or trucks, contributing to the likelihood of an accident. Because motorcyclists are so exposed, accidents involving motorcycles typically have fatal consequences. Sadly, this was the case in a recent motor vehicle crash that claimed the life of a Las Vegas motorcyclist.
A 52-year-old Nevada motorcyclist was identified as the man who lost his life late last month. The coroner of Clark County said the man's death was caused by multiple injuries he suffered in a motor vehicle crash. Henderson Police said the man's motorcycle was struck by a car on West Warm Springs Road.
Motorcycle riders often put their lives on the line when they travel on the busy Nevada Highways. In a motorcycle vs. motor vehicle crash, the bikers are often the ones who lose their lives. Lack of protection from the frame of the bike, along with no safety belts and no airbags, makes riding a motorcycle dangerous.
Drivers of all vehicles must be alert and observant of other vehicular movements in the vicinity at all times. A bad decision, made in a split second, can have devastating consequences. Recently, a motorcycle and motor vehicle crash claimed the life of a motorcyclist who appears to have made a bad decision while riding on a busy Nevada road.
While traveling in groups is a favorite activity of motorcyclists in Nevada, a moment's loss of concentration or the slightest distraction by one of the riders can have devastating consequences. If one biker loses control, a chain reaction can cause a serious bike or motor vehicle crash. The Nevada Highway Patrol reported such a tragedy that recently occurred on U.S. 95.
Car accidents are a daily occurrence in Nevada. A recent motor vehicle crash involved an SUV and a motorcycle, resulting in the death of one person and serious injury to another. The SUV driver is at large in this fatal hit-and-run incident. Once the driver is found, the injured victim and the family of the deceased victim will have a chance to pursue lawsuits against the driver and anyone else with an ownership interest in the SUV.
It is not hard to see that motorcyclists are much more exposed to the hazards of the road than other drivers. Motorcycles are harder to see, and motorcyclists commonly suffer moderate to life-threatening injuries in the unfortunate event they become involved in motor vehicle accidents. Sadly, a recent motor vehicle crash in Nevada involving a man on a motorcycle resulted in his death.