Motorcycle Accident

Important Steps to Take After a Motorcycle Accident

Although the number of motorcyclists killed in crashes dropped to 5,172 in 2017, a 3 percent decrease, motorcyclists are still over-represented in traffic fatalities. The truth of the matter is that motorcyclists do not have the same benefits of safety features as other motor vehicles during a collision. Although you may take every precaution to avoid getting into a crash while riding your motorcycle, unfortunately it is very likely...
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4 Killed in a Motorcycle Accident in Orange County

MODJESKA CANYON, Calif., July 8, 2019 — Four people were killed in a crash involving two motorcycles near Modjeska Canyon in Orange County on Sunday, July 8 at about 4:35 pm. The victims included two men and two women, who were all pronounced dead at the scene.  According to authorities, the crash happened when the motorcyclist going northbound on Santiago Canyon Road was attempting to pass another vehicle that...
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Common Road Design Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycles may be a convenient and preferred form of transportation for some people. However, they can also be dangerous given the smaller size and lack of safety restraints, such as airbags and seatbelts. In 2017, 4,990 people were killed in motorcycle accidents, an increase of 296 from the year before. There are many contributing factors for the cause of motorcycle collisions. Two of the most prevalent are road design...
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The Importance of Motorcycle Safety Gear In Reducing Serious Injuries and Death In a Crash

Motorcycles are not equipped with as many safety features as other vehicles. They do not have doors, steel frames, airbags, or seat belts. The lack of these important safety features make motorcyclists more vulnerable during an accident. According to the Insurance Information Institute, 4,976 people died in motorcycle accidents in 2015. In the same year, motorcyclists were 29 times more likely than passenger car occupants to die in an...
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What To Do After Losing a Loved One In a Fatal Motorcycle Crash

Statistics show that motorcycle fatalities have decreased by about 2 percent in recent years. However, motorcycle crashes are still high during a time of great progress in reducing other fatal motor vehicle accidents. Unfortunately, motorcycle accidents still have the highest fatality deaths on the road. Motorcycles, unlike other vehicles, are less stable. Riders have less protection in the event of an accident. Motorcycles do not have safety features, such...
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The Primary Causes of Fatal Motorcycle Accidents

While studies show that motorcycle fatalities have decreased by about 2 percent in 2014 compared to 2013, they still remain high in an era of great progress in reducing other motor vehicle fatal accidents. Motorcyclists take a big risk when they get on their bike. Such risks and dangers can be even greater when combined with factors such as lack of helmet use, speeding, alcohol and invalid licensure. Motorcycles...
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How To Deal With the Aftermath of a Motorcycle Accident

Even if you are the most cautious motorcyclist, it is inevident that you will eventually get into an accident at some point in your life. Motorcycle accidents can be tragic, costly and result in serious injury and disability. What you do immediately after a motorcycle collision can significantly influence how the event will impact both your life and the lives of your loved ones. This article guides you in...
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The Importance of Motorcycle Safety Year Round

Motorcycle safety awareness is generally a topic for spring and early topic. However, in California, where riders enjoy the luxury of a four-season riding weather, it is important for motorcyclists and other motorists on the road to be mindful of important precautions and strategies to keep the roads safe for everyone. Alarming Motorcycle Accident Statistics According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), although overall roadway deaths have generally...
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