You get into a motorcycle accident and suffer a serious spinal cord injury. You cannot move after the crash and the emergency crews take you to the hospital. You wonder, as you recover, exactly what your future looks like.
Just because the weather is colder doesn't mean that all motorcyclists are going to stop riding. Some enjoy riding when the temperature drops and they can see the wintry sights. If you plan to ride this winter, make safety a top priority.
Are you worried about the dangers that you face when you ride a motorcycle? Perhaps you have had cars cut you off, and you could tell after the fact that the drivers never saw you. They were shocked and confused. They almost killed you. Now you're worried it will happen again.
Motorcycle crashes can cause significant injuries and fatalities to the biker. One of the best things that a motorcyclist can do is wear a helmet. This helps to protect the brain if there is a crash. Wearing a helmet is 67% effective for preventing a severe brain injury and 29% effective in preventing a fatal head injury.
Anyone who rides a motorcycle in New York, whether they are a passenger or the driver, must wear a helmet. This universal law is troubling to some adult motorcyclists who claim that they should be able to forego the helmet if they want; however, you can't deny the safety benefits that this single piece of gear brings.
Motorcycle accidents are often much worse than what would happen in the same conditions if two cars were involved. It is easy to understand why when you look at the design of motorcycles. There is nothing that is between the vehicle that strikes it and its rider. This puts the occupants of the motorcycle at increased risks for injuries.
You get involved in a motorcycle accident. You wear a helmet, you never break a single traffic law, and you take all the precautions you can. You still can't avoid a crash when another driver pulls out of a driveway in front of you. You hit the side of the car, hit your head on the hood, and fall into the street.
Whether you are a brand-new rider or an experienced rider, odds are you have been thinking about just how fast you can ride your motorcycle. Maybe the thrill of riding quickly is part of why you bought the bike in the first place.
Motorcyclists have quite a few things that they have to watch for when they are on the road. One thing that many people might not think of is watching for people who are mowing grass. Unfortunately, people who are cutting the lawn could be unknowingly placing all motorcyclists in danger.
Riding a motorcycle is a nice way to spend time outdoors. For many people, time in nature is almost therapeutic. During this time, it is imperative for the rider to take appropriate safety precautions since this will have a direct impact on whether they get to their destination without incident or not.