Motorcycle Safety Concerns

Categories: Motorcycle Accidents

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While motorcycles have the same rights and privileges as other vehicles on Georgia’s roads, you often wouldn’t know it from the actions of other drivers. Motorcycle safety is a significant concern, and each year more than 100 riders die from accident-related injuries in Georgia alone. In fact, since 2000, motorcycle fatalities have been on the…

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Dressing Safely for Your Next Motorcycle Ride

Categories: Motorcycle Accidents

Spring is almost here, which means that, with the warmer temperatures, there will be more motorcycles on the road. Before you gear up for your next ride, make sure you are wearing the proper gear. Protect Yourself You are required to complete the state’s Motorcycle Safety Program, but that isn’t enough to protect yourself on…

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What If a Defect Caused My Motorcycle Accident?

Categories: Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle accidents can be extremely devastating and the first step after such an accident is to determine who or what caused it. It is common for insurance adjusters and investigators to find that another driver or the rider caused the accident, but there are also instances where a defect on the motorcycle itself led to…

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Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

Categories: Motorcycle Accidents

Hitting the open road on a motorcycle is a truly freeing experience – there is little that stands in the way between the driver and the excitement that comes from the ride. However, with that freedom comes a great deal of risk. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), nearly 88,000 motorcyclists were…

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May is Motorcycle Safety Month

Categories: Motorcycle Accidents

The most vulnerable drivers on the road are motorcyclists. They are 26 times more likely to die in an accident than car and truck drivers. However, nothing compares to the freedom of riding. You can safely enjoy that freedom as long as you are educated in, and utilize, safe riding practices. May is Motorcycle Safety…

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Four Dead in Massive Pile Up on I-16

Categories: Car Accident Prevention

Early Wednesday morning, a chain reaction wreck led to a 29 car pile-up on I-16 near mile marker 36. According to Georgia State Patrol, ambulances were sent from three surrounding counties to aid the victims of the wreck. Four fatalities were confirmed and nine others were injured, though the severity of their injuries is yet…

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Motorcycle Weather Means More Motorcycle Accidents

Categories: Motorcycle Accidents

The weather has mellowed and that is bringing out the motorcyclists. With more bikes on the road, more motorcycle accidents are being reported. Already this week, a 42-year old woman has been charged in the deaths of two people who were riding on a motorcycle when she crashed into them with her SUV. The woman…

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