Glossary of Motorcycle Injury
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Lane Splitting: Lane-splitting is
practiced by some motorcycles riders. It consists of driving between two lanes
of traffic at a greater speed than the other vehicles. Although there are times
when this could be dangerous, it's actually legal in many countries. It's
illegal in most U.S. states, but California allows it if it's done in a safe
Line: The predicted or preferred path a
motorcycle will make through a turn.
Loss of Consortuium: Damages awarded to a
family member (usually a spouse) for loss of companionship.
Low Side: A crash that results from a
wheel losing traction, allowing the bike to fall sideways.