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Dangers of Motor Scooters

Over the years, motorized scooters have become a popular method of transportation, especially for city dwellers. These vehicles are similar to motorcycles but are much smaller. Additionally, riders sit with their legs in front of them as opposed to straddling the seat like a motorcycle. Scooters give riders excellent gas mileage and are convenient for traveling around large cities. Unfortunately, though, they are also involved in a high amount of motor vehicle accidents.

If you or someone you know has suffered an injury while riding a scooter and believe someone else is responsible, contact a qualified Wisconsin motorcycle accident attorney of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. today at 800-242-2874. We will discuss your legal options and help you fight for the financial compensation you need.

Potential Hazards of Scooters

As helpful as scooters can be in urban areas, there are also several different characteristics of these motor vehicles that make them hazardous for riders. Some of the most common dangers of scooters include:

  • Slow speed compared to other vehicles, which may prevent you from safely accelerating
  • Easy to tip over
  • Lack of protection around the rider

Frustratingly, these problems can be magnified if the scooter rider is hurt by a reckless driver. For instance, if you are hit while on your scooter, you can suffer from severe injuries due to the lack of protection offered by the scooter.

Contact Us

At Habush Habush & Rottier S.C., we are dedicated to helping you every step of the way if you have been hurt by a reckless driver. Contact a knowledgeable Wisconsin motorcycle accident attorney today at 800-242-2874 and schedule a free consultation to discuss your case.

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