Accident Scenarios: Smidsy

“SMIDSY” stands for “Sorry Mate, I Didn’t See You,” and it refers to a type of motorcycle accident where a driver fails to see a motorcyclist on the road and collides with them.

SMIDSY accidents are a common type of motorcycle accident, often occurring at junctions or when a driver is turning or changing lanes. The driver may fail to check their blind spots or misjudge the speed of the approaching motorcycle, leading to a collision.

Motorcyclists are particularly vulnerable in SMIDSY accidents, as they have less protection than drivers of cars and are more likely to suffer serious injuries or fatalities in a collision.

To help prevent SMIDSY accidents, it is important for drivers to be aware of their surroundings, check their blind spots, and look out for motorcycles on the road. Motorcyclists can also take steps to increase their visibility on the road, such as wearing brightly coloured clothing and using their headlights during the day. Additionally, motorcyclists should always drive defensively and anticipate the potential for drivers to not see them on the road.


17 Nov 2017

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