Motorcycle Accidents

Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents in Manhattan

Posted on January 4, 2019 in
Motorcycles offer fun and freedom, but they also are involved in many accidents. This is because motorcycles are smaller and less visible by other drivers. Motorcyclists are 28 times more likely to be killed in a crash than occupants of passenger vehicles. Motorcycles are equipped with great features to help you avoid accidents. They have powerful brakes and grippy tires. Plus, you get excellent handling and the ability to see everything around you without obstructions. By wearing a helmet, boots and heavy jackets, motorcyclists can protect themselves in the...
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Manhattan Motorcycle Accidents Can Be Devastating

Posted on December 18, 2018 in
Motorcyclists Have Very Little Protection Unlike motor vehicles that have bumpers and airbags to protect their operators and passengers, motorcyclists and their passengers are left fully exposed to an impact in the event of a motorcycle collision in Manhattan. And while wearing a SNELL and/or DOT approved helmet is a necessary and important start to protecting a motorcyclist in case of a Manhattan motorcycle crash, other protective gear is important. Wearing long pants (not shorts, even in warm summer weather), gloves, boots, and a leather jacket can help prevent...
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What Causes Manhattan Motorcycle Accidents?

Posted on November 19, 2018 in
According to data collected by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), as of 2016, motorcyclist fatalities occurred 28 times more frequently than other vehicle fatalities. Of course, this is at least in part due to the fact that motorcyclists are not afforded the same protection such as bumpers and airbags that vehicle occupants are. Even a low-speed impact to a motorcyclist can be fatal. Splitting Lanes A motorcyclist faced with heavy traffic conditions in Manhattan may be tempted to drive down the middle of the cars to the...
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