dangerous motorcycle driving

dangerous motorcycle driving

dangerous motorcycle driving

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dangerous motorcycle driving.

everyone knows that in a crash motorcycle riders usually come off worse than car drivers. Riders avoid some problems, like being trapped in a burning or sinking car, but in general an accident that dents a car can put a motorcyclist in hospital. However motorcycle fear is often based on bbc news rumor or reports, not actual experience. It is guilt by association.

But safety also depends on how likely you are to have an accident in the first place. I find motorcycles safer because one can better avoid accidents on them. In a car, I feel safe because I have protection, but on a motorcycle I feel safer because I have more options. A motorcycle is safer than a car if it is less likely to have an accident in the first place. That the careless can kill themselves more easily on a motorcycle is not denied. However what about competent riders? Competent riders are less likely to have accidents because they:

  1. See more
  2. Evade better
  3. Attend more
  4. Assume less