If you are a physically able person, it is likely that you use stairs in public spaces on a regular basis. When a public premises has a staircase, the owner or manager is legally obliged to ensure that it is as safe as reasonably possible for all users.
Because riding a motorcycle requires balance, improperly loaded cargo can easily lead to a crash. If you are planning a trip with heavy cargo, sacrifices may not need to be made.
It's always hard to find out that a child has been injured but imagine knowing that your teen was crossing the street near their school when they were hit. You'd likely be furious that drivers weren't paying more attention, since schools are returning to session and starting new years.
Many people are going to head out in the waning days of summer to enjoy their motorcycles before cooler weather makes its appearance. All drivers on the roads need be prepared to give motorcyclists enough space, as well as the respect they deserve. Unfortunately, some drivers don't even appear to notice the bikers with whom they share the roads.
For some time, alcohol impairment has been one the leading causes of fatal car accidents in the United States. However, according to data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the American Automobile Association (AAA), drugged driving has also become a big problem in New York and elsewhere.
Motorcycle accidents are devastating to the victim, their families, witnesses and even the driver who struck them. The reality is that no one wants to see another person get hurt. Sadly, many drivers do not pay enough attention to the road and do cause accidents that result in serious injuries or the deaths of motorcyclists.
Pedestrian safety has to be a priority for everyone. Having clear guidelines and rules for the interaction between people who are walking and those who are driving can help to improve the safety of everyone.