Types of Motorbike Injury
Unlike car drivers and their passengers, who are protected by their car's steel chassis, motorcyclists are incredibly vulnerable road users who often suffer injuries when they are involved in an accident.
In 2021, only 12% of car accidents resulted in the occupants suffering severe injuries. However, 32% of motorcycle accidents resulted in riders being left with severe injuries.
The type and seriousness of the injury a biker may suffer depends on the accident circumstances. This useful guide details the most common types of motorcycle injuries and is designed to help you identify and categorise any injuries you may have suffered following a motorcycle accident.
Types of Motorbike Accident Injuries
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