Motorcycles aren't equipped with seatbelts, airbags and other safety devices that protect passengers of automobiles. That means when accidents occur, there is very little defending motorcyclists from the other vehicle or the pavement.
Two teenagers recently were involved in a single-vehicle accident in California when their motorcycle collided with a tree. The driver of the bike died, while his passenger suffered injuries. This motorcycle accident naturally can leave the parents engulfed in grief and desperate for answers regarding the circumstances surrounding the tragedy.
Motorcycles are a popular mode of transportation in California, likely because it is less-expensive than driving a vehicle and the riding season lasts year-round in much of the state. In fact, there are more than 1.3 million licensed motorcycle riders in California.
Hitting the open road on a motorcycle is a pastime that many Californians enjoy. Not only that, but some people prefer to use their motorcycles as a primary mode of transportation. Of course, every rider in California likely knows that helmets are mandatory.