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Automated technology can make motorcycles safer

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were 28 times as many motorcycle fatalities in 2016 compared to car fatalities per mile traveled. However, automated technology may hold the key to making motorcycles safer in Florida and throughout the country. For example, an adaptive cruise control system can help motorcycles keep their distance from vehicles and reduce the odds of a collision.

A company called Ride Vision creates cameras that provide a 360 degree view of a rider’s surroundings. Lights attached to the rearview mirrors will go off when there is a chance of an accident taking place. While these systems are similar to the ones put into cars, they are generally easier to develop. This is because most motorcycle riding is done in good conditions, which means that there are fewer variables to account for when creating the technology.

Furthermore, there are fewer features that need to be designed because of the differences between riding a motorcycle and driving a car. For instance, a rider wouldn’t want an emergency braking system as it can be dangerous to stop suddenly. However, as with vehicles, it is likely that companies that make autonomous technology will partner with manufacturers as opposed to manufacturing their own bikes. In some cases, technology providers could sell directly to customers themselves.

If a person is in an accident because of the negligence of another driver, he or she may wish to file a personal injury lawsuit. Examples of negligence may include unexpected braking or driving too fast for road conditions. An attorney may review physical evidence in a case as well as statements from those who witnessed the accident. Video footage as well as a police report could also establish that an individual was the victim of a driver’s negligence.

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