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Common injuries suffered in motorcycle accidents

Now that the weather is warmer, you probably couldn’t wait to get back on your motorcycle. The thrill of riding never gets old, and riding is one of the many things you look forward to when summer comes around. Nevertheless, not everyone appreciates when motorcycles share the road with them. Some motorists simply don’t take the time to look out for you, and others may be openly hostile, even using their vehicles to express their disapproval of motorcycles on theContinue reading

How to make you and your motorcycle more visible to motorists

Just as much as you know the thrills of riding a motorcycle, you know the dangers accompanying it as well. Although the percent of fatalities from motorcycle accidents in Alabama has gone down from 2011 to 2015, based on statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, it’s possible to lower the number even more. The easiest way to do this is to make you and your motorcycle more visible to motorists. Try these simple and inexpensive tricks to increaseContinue reading

Summer Brings an Increase in Motorcycle Accidents

Warmer weather means there are more motorcycles on the roadways, bringing with them an increase in motorcycle-related injuries and fatalities. As lawyers, we unfortunately see, on a regular basis, the devastating effects these types of accidents can bring. Because they have a smaller profile than passenger cars and trucks on the road, it can be tougher to see motorcycles in the “blind spot” until it is too late to avoid an accident. And, motorcyclists also aren’t strapped in by seatbelts,Continue reading

Why Motorcyclists Need to be Aware of the Drivers Around Them

Memorial Day and the weekend preceding is a popular time for people to get on their motorcycles and enjoy the freedom to ride. It’s also a time where the roads become more congested due to more people enjoying the festivities, and are much less likely to pay attention to what they’re doing when driving. Motorcyclists need to exercise extra caution at this time of year or risk life and limb. The Alabama Department of Transportation counted 1,251 injuries and 64Continue reading