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Tips for Motorcycle Safety Published in Motorcycle Accident on May 23, 2018.

While motorcycles are a great deal of fun and an efficient way of getting around, they can be dangerous. Here is an infographic with 4 tips for safer riding; For more information on our Tifton Motorcycle Accident Lawyers, please visit our site.

What are some Motorcycle safety tips? Published in Motorcycle Accident on May 21, 2018.

While motorcycles are a great deal of fun and an efficient way of getting around, they can be dangerous. According to the National Transportation Highway Safety Administration, motorcycles can be 30 times more dangerous than a car. The death toll on motorcycle crashes has increased astronomically over the last ten years. In fact, nearly half of all single accident motorcycle… READ MORE

How dangerous are motorcycles on Texas roads? Published in Motorcycle Accident on May 7, 2018.

Taking into account the statistics, the correct answer would be very dangerous. However, upon closer examination of the same figures, other considerations may inform us that motorcycles in themselves are not that dangerous. Texas is only second to Florida regarding motorcycle fatalities. To put these figures into perspective, Texas contributes about 10% of all motorcycle fatalities in the country. The… READ MORE

Ten Things You Can Do to Increase Your Recovery After a Motorcycle Accident Published in Motorcycle Accident on April 20, 2018.

A motorcycle accident can be quite traumatic. There are a number of injuries that one can sustain. The following are 10 things you can do to speed up your accident recovery. Medical Focus One of the first things you should do after an accident is going to the hospital. This is important for your own safety and recovery, but it… READ MORE

What is underinsured motorist coverage? Published in Motorcycle Accident on January 17, 2018.

Underinsured Motorist Coverage Laws in Georgia When you are injured in a car accident, the first place you should seek compensation is with the at-fault driver’s insurance. All drivers in Georgia are required by law to have a certain minimum of liability coverage. This is the amount of their policy that can be paid out to any other drivers that… READ MORE

How to prove negligence in a motorcycle accident? Published in Motorcycle Accident,Uncategorized on December 8, 2017.

Motorcycle crashes are amongst the most serious when it comes to personal injury. Because a motorcyclist lacks many of the protections that allow the drivers of cars and trucks to walk away from an accident uninjured, motorcyclists often wind up with extensive medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, and temporary or even permanent disability. Many drivers fail to exercise… READ MORE

How common is for a car to cause a motorcycle accident? Published in Car Accidents,Motorcycle Accident,Personal Injury on November 22, 2017.

Motorcyclists enjoy freedoms that car users are not able to enjoy while on the road. As a rider, you don’t have to experience delays caused by traffic snarl-ups. You can easily pass through traffic and get to your destination on time. However, motorcycle riders are exposed to hazards that vehicle drivers are not exposed to. Bike riders lack protective barriers… READ MORE

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