NYC Motorcycle Accident Leaves Pedestrian Critically Injured

Not all pedestrian accidents involve the use or operation of automobiles. Motorcycles can be just as dangerous to pedestrians. Point in case- a pedestrian who recently suffered serious injuries in Brooklyn, New York after he was hit by a motorcycle zooming down the street. Surveillance video from a nearby car wash shows the pedestrian waiting at the red light waiting for several cars to pass by. He then proceeded into the cross walk. The footage shows that only seconds later, the 28-year-old pedestrian was struck head-on by the biker. The impact tossed the pedestrian into the air. Both men...

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5 Life Altering Injuries Suffered by Motorcycle Accident Victims

When you imagine riding a motorcycle, you often envision zooming down a long and windy beach road, with the sunset on the horizon. What you don’t envision is getting into a serious accident and suffering traumatic injuries. Given the dangerous nature of motorcycles, accidents are prevalent amongst riders. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 4,668 motorcyclists were killed in 2013. Moreover, each year thousands of people are severely injured as a result of serious motorcycle accidents. In fact, motorcycle riders are 26 times more likely to die in an accident than an automobile accident victim, according...

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5 Important Tips to Prevent a Serious Motorcycle Accident

The weather is warming up and the motorcyclists are getting ready to hit the road. As fun as riding a motorcycle might be, however, it can be considered a dangerous ride. The federal government estimates that per mile traveled in 2013, the number of deaths on motorcycles was over 26 times the number in cars. This number has steadily increased over the past decade. With the increase in the number of motorcycle riders on the road, it is important to take the extra precautionary steps to help avoid a potentially catastrophic motorcycle accident. Below are five important tips to...

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How to Avoid Accidents While Riding a Motorcycle

Motorcycles are generally less stable than cars. When a motorcycle is involved in an accident, the rider lacks the protection of an enclosed vehicle, making him or her more vulnerable to get seriously or even fatally injured. According to the federal government, per mile traveled in 2012, the number of deaths on motorcycles was over 26 times the number of deaths in cars. Riding a motorcycle is the only means of transportation for some people. For others, riding a motorcycle is a fun pastime that they may enjoy only on weekends. Regardless of why you ride your motorcycle, you...

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The 3 Most Important Things Every Motorcyclist Should Know To Avoid an Accident

Riding a motorcycle can be very dangerous. The lack of safety features can lead to serious injuries in the event of an accident. Given the prevalence of motorcycle accidents and the almost certainty of motorcyclists sustaining injuries in such accidents, it is important that riders follow every possible safety guideline to avoid or at least reduce the likelihood of getting into an accident. This article discusses the three important things every motorcyclist should know to avoid an accident. 1. Safety Gear Can Save Lives Safety gear, such as helmets and thick leather jackets, is especially important for motorcyclists to...

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