A burn injury, which can also be called road rash, often takes place during a motorcycle accident. This type of abrasion is common because a rider’s body is exposed during impact, not contained in a vehicle like the occupant of a car. Therefore, a motorcycle rider may be subject to sliding across pavement and sustaining cuts and possibly severe bruising to the skin.
The best way to protect yourself from getting a burn injury during a motorcycle accident is to avoid a collision in the first place.
While there are no guarantees that you will never experience a crash, you are better off by following these steps:
- inspect your motorcycle’s tires to make sure they aren’t worn out and check them for foreign objects such as nails or broken glass;
- be sure the brakes are working and in good shape;
- test the turn signals, lights and horn; and
- never drink alcoholic beverages before riding your motorcycle.
In the event that you are involved in a serious accident with a negligent driver, get help from a Kentucky motorcycle accident attorney.
Contact a Kentucky Motorcycle Accident Attorney Today
If you or someone you love has been hurt or killed in a motorcycle accident, the lawyers at Gray and White Law are here to help you. For a FREE CONSULTATION, do not hesitate to call Gray and White Law at 1-502-210-8942 or toll free at 1-888-450-4456.