It is a sad truth that it is sometimes impossible to gauge the full level of the devastation in the immediate aftermath of an injury-causing accident. Yes, you can see the physical damage that may have resulted right away. But so many other factors may play a role in the eventual outcome that it can be difficult to anticipate what might develop.
Sticks and stones can break your bones, but names can never hurt you. While that point could well be argued we don't want to take on that task in this post. Rather, what we want to do is offer the observation that there are things we cannot see, feel, smell or hear that can hurt us.
It might have been a little rainy and chilly earlier this week but at the time this is posting, forecasters are predicting sunshine and temperatures in the 60s in Hartford.
Motorcycling tends to be light on the scale when it comes to motoring safety. Anyone who rides is likely aware that even though Connecticut law assures him or her right to be on the road, it can't prevent an accident.