For Over 30 Years

Aggressive Personal Injury
Legal Representation

blog home Motorcycle Accidents Protect Motorcyclists by Sharing the Road

Protect Motorcyclists by Sharing the Road

By Grant Law Office on May 9, 2012

Atlanta Motorcycle Accident PreventionMotorcycle accidents can cause serious injury or even death. Often, the person who suffers the most damage in a motorcycle crash is the motorcyclist, who doesn’t have the protection that a motor vehicle affords.

Motor vehicle drivers have a responsibility to share the road with all other vehicles, including motorcycles. Here are some ways you can share the road safely with motorcyclists and help prevent serious motorcycle accidents in Georgia:

  • Never drive, walk, or ride a bike while distracted. Pull over and stop before you have to read a map, make a phone call, or do anything else that might take your attention from the road.
  • Give a motorcyclist a full lane. It’s never safe to try and ride alongside a motorcyclist in the same lane of traffic, even if the road looks wide enough.
  • Leave extra room between the front of your vehicle and the back of a motorcycle. This will allow you to stop in time to avoid hitting the motorcyclist or the bike if the bike suddenly swerves or the rider loses control.
  • Double-check your mirrors and blind spots before changing lanes, as motorcycles may be hard to see. Always signal before changing lanes so that motorcyclists can see what you’re planning and adjust their own speed and position accordingly.

If you or someone you love has been injured in a motorcycle accident, the skilled Atlanta motorcycle accident attorneys at The Law Offices of Wayne Grant, P.C. can help. Call us today for a free and confidential telephone consultation. Our number is (404) 995-3955.

Related Articles:

Contact us today for a free and comprehensive case evaluation.

We require no legal retainer or upfront fees,
and you pay nothing unless we prevail.

Toll-free number: (866) 249-5513
Phone: (404) 995-3955

Our Results

Wrongful Death Day Care Case

View More

Firm News

Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure

Kim Grant participated in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure, walking over 60 miles over three days and raising ...

Habitat for Humanity

Kim and Wayne Grant have worked on two Habitat for Humanity Houses and look forward to working on more ...

Grady Hospital Volunteer Work

Kim Grant has donated volunteer hours in Atlanta, including rocking babies in the neonatal intensive care unit at Grady ...

Read more news

Our Blog


How Your Own Home Could ‘Shock’ You

Our entire lives run off of electricity. From our phones to our computers to our microwaves, the human…


Food Delivery: Your Options After an Accident

There was once a time when take-out and delivery were limited to a select handful of restaurants in…


2021 Best Lawyers® Recognizes Founding Attorney Wayne Grant

For yet another year, Wayne Grant of Grant Law Office has received the incredible honor of being named…

Read more news

Grant Law Office Disclaimer: The legal information offered herein by Grant Law Office, is not formal legal advice, nor is it the formation of an attorney client relationship. In order for our firm to be considered your attorney there must be a signed agreement between the client and the firm. Any results set forth herein are based solely upon the circumstances of that particular case and offer no promise or guarantee on the outcome of any other case. Please contact a lawyer for a consultation.

© 2020 Grant Law Office - All rights reserved.

Photos by Carroll Morgan - Buckhead On-Site Photography | Website Design and Legal Internet Marketing by: SLS Consulting Scholarship
*Wayne Grant has been practicing law since 1979. Grant Law Office was founded in 2000.


Read Our Important Announcement About COVID-19

Dear valued clients, due to the COVID-19 virus and out of respect for the community, our office is offering free consultations remotely via phone and video. Please call or email us through our web contact form and we would be happy to discuss your case.

Schedule My Consultation