Riding a motorcycle can be exhilarating, but dangerous. Because of their smaller profile, motorcycles are harder to see than other vehicles. When accidents do occur, the consequences can be far more serious. Follow these tips to stay safe on your motorcycle.
According to statistics gathered by the U.S. Department of Transportation, 4,381 motorcyclists lost their lives as the result of accidents in 2013—the latest year data was available. When you ride a motorcycle, avoiding injury or possible death involves driving defensively at all times and anticipating what the cars around you might do. Being able to recognize […]
If you operate a motorcycle in the state of Kentucky, you should be aware that a failure to obey Kentucky motorcycle laws could severely affect the outcome of a lawsuit if you are involved in an accident. Even if you are not technically at fault in a motorcycle accident, being in violation of Kentucky motorcycle […]
In the state of Kentucky, motorcycle helmets are mandatory for people under the age of 21. If you are injured in a motorcycle accident while not wearing a helmet, it could have an impact on your recovery of damages. Not wearing a helmet, no matter your age, does not necessarily bar recovery after an accident. […]
Motorcycles have grown in popularity, and as a result, injuries and deaths related to motorcycle accidents have increased. In Kentucky, 96 people died in motorcycle accidents in 2012, representing almost nine percent of all fatal accidents in the state, an increase of three percent from 2011. When you are hurt while driving a motorcycle, or […]