How can I increase my visibility on my motorcycle so other drivers can see me when I’m riding in busy Orange County traffic?
Making yourself visible is one of the best and easiest ways to avoid car-motorcycle accidents in Orange County. After an accident, whether they were distracted, intoxicated, or not paying attention, so many drivers claim they didn’t even know the motorcycle was there until the impact. This is scary news for motorcyclists in Orange County. It’s worth taking the steps to make sure drivers know you are there.
Here are a few tips for staying safe and visible on the road:
- Turn on your lights.
- Take extra caution at intersections.
- Avoid riding in a driver’s blind spot.
- Keep a safe distance.
- Don’t be afraid to use your horn to get a driver’s attention.
- Wear brightly-colored clothing or use reflective tape.
- Use appropriate hand signals so drivers know what you are doing.
Contact Our Orange County Motorcycle Accident Lawyers
The Orange County motorcycle accident lawyers with Russell & Lazarus would like to remind both riders and drivers to be cautious on the road, especially in dangerous locations like busy intersections, near schools and shopping centers, or anywhere traffic is complicated.
If you or a family member was injured in a motorcycle accident in Orange County and need help protecting your rights and pursuing compensation, please reach out to us today at (800) 268-9228, or fill out the convenient online contact form on this page to learn more. Our attorneys are experienced in dealing with accident situations. We would be happy to meet with you in a completely free initial consultation to learn more about your situation and to discuss the options available to you.