Motorcycles may be a favorite way to travel for many Floridians, but almost all of them can tell stories about close calls that could have ended their lives or certainly put them into a hospital with severe injuries. Unfortunately, these vehicles do not offer the same protection as cars and other motor vehicles do, so riders generally fare poorly in the typical motorcycle accident.
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Accidents involving motorcycles frequently have tragic results around the country, including in Florida. Because motorcycles offer less protection to their riders than cars do with seatbelts and other safety features, riding a bike is always more dangerous than driving a car.