What is the major cause of motorcycle crashes at intersections? What is the major cause of motorcycle crashes at intersections?

  • A. Front wheel skids, causing loss of control

  • B. Rear wheels skids, causing loss of control

  • C. Vehicle pulling into the motorbike's path

  • D. Driver fatigue

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    The correct answer is C
     
    Correct.
     
 
 
 

The biggest cause of motorcycle accidents at intersections

A vehicle making a turn across a motorcycle's path or pulling out from a side street are the most common causes of crashes involving motorbikes. This is why staying as visible as possible is essential. Drivers often miss motorcyclists because:

75% of motorbike accidents are with another vehicle and 98% of those result in injury to the motorcyclist (45% of them, seriously).