Cook County motorcycle accident attorney winterMotorcyclists face serious risks whenever they use the road, since they are much more likely to be seriously injured in a motorcycle accident than the drivers or passengers of other vehicles. These risks increase substantially during the winter, since cold-weather conditions not only make motorcycles and other vehicles more difficult to control, but visibility is also often limited, increasing the chances that drivers will fail to see motorcycles and be unable to avoid a collision. 

Winter Motorcycle Safety Tips

While it is often impossible to avoid a collision caused by a negligent driver, motorcyclists can take some precautions that will increase their safety on the road:

Contact a DuPage County Personal Injury Attorney

The attorneys of Winters Salzetta O'Brien & Richardson, LLC understand the dangers motorcyclists face and the harm they can suffer at the hands of negligent drivers. We work with victims and their families to help them recover the full and fair compensation they deserve. In one case, we secured a $757,867 verdict for the family of a man in Kane County who was killed in a crash after two drivers stopped their vehicles in the middle of the road to talk with each other. If you want to know more about how we can help, contact our office today at 312-236-6324 to schedule a free consultation with a Chicago motorcycle accident lawyer.

Sources:

https://www.forbes.com/sites/joshmax/2016/01/27/how-to-ride-a-motorcycle-through-winter-5-tips/#1c7cc97f3f3b

https://ultimatemotorcycling.com/2013/11/14/seven-tips-winter-motorcycle-riding/