Why are fuel tanks put above the engine on motorcycles. Isn’t this a fire hazard?

Answer to Isn’t it technically a fire hazard to put fuel tanks above the engine on motorcycles? by Michael Abbott https://www.quora.com/Isnt-it-technically-a-fire-hazard-to-put-fuel-tanks-above-the-engine-on-motorcycles/answer/Michael-Abbott-66?ch=18&oid=323502678&share=2e880a96&srid=XHrmk&target_type=answer

How many of you motorcycle riders have had a fall due to grabbing the front brake with the front wheel turned, and what happened?

Answer to How many of you motorcycle riders have had a fall due to grabbing the front brake with the front wheel turned, and what happened? by Michael Abbott https://www.quora.com/How-many-of-you-motorcycle-riders-have-had-a-fall-due-to-grabbing-the-front-brake-with-the-front-wheel-turned-and-what-happened/answer/Michael-Abbott-66?ch=18&oid=319304535&share=462d6c5a&srid=XHrmk&target_type=answer