Always wear a protective helmet, a thick jacket, sturdy pants, and thick gloves. Good protective gear will mitigate the severity of your injuries if you are injured in a motorcycle accident.
Absolutely never operate a motorcycle while intoxicated. If you consume any alcohol whatsoever, be mindful if you are also taking prescription medications, many of which should never be combined with alcohol. If you are found to be under the influence, it will be difficult to prove that you are not… CONTINUE
Motorcyclists are inherently vulnerable to accidents that cause death and catastrophic injuries. Ride defensively. Use your lights. Maintain a safe distance from other vehicles. Scan for traffic far out so that you can anticipate potential problems upstream. Avoid situations that are beyond your skill and experience. I advise my motorcyclist… CONTINUE
They could. It depends on the facts. Even though it is a hit-and-run situation, your insurance company is still entitled to examine how its own insured was conducting himself. For example, was the motorcyclist driving too fast? Was the motorcyclist changing lanes in a dangerous fashion? Did the motorcyclist fail… CONTINUE
Important facts about motorcycle accidents: Last year an estimated 5,010 bikers were killed in crashes nationwide. This was the worst death toll in seven years. This is a single-year increase in motorcycle fatalities of 10%. The fatality rate for motorcycle accidents is 26 times higher than that for other vehicles…. CONTINUE