When irresponsible motorists drive dangerously, it can put the lives of motorcyclists at risk, even when their cars don’t touch your bike. These kinds of accidents are known as no-contact motorcycle crashes, and they happen when another driver’s actions cause a motorcyclist to crash even though the car never touches the motorcycle rider or their bike.
There’s no better feeling than hitting the open road on your motorcycle and taking in the beautiful North Carolina scenery as the wind gushes past you on a beautiful day.
Unfortunately, this adventure is becoming more dangerous. New research suggests that motorcyclists are at more risk than ever of being hurt or killed while riding in North Carolina. In fact, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), motorcyclist fatalities rose by 21% between 2017 and 2018.
In this blog, we explore this dangerous trend in motorcycle fatalities and explain what you can do to protect yourself on the road.
Motorcycles offer riders a sense of freedom and adventure that’s hard to find anywhere else. Unfortunately, that freedom comes at a price: motorcycles provide very little protection during a collision.
If you or a loved one suffered serious injuries during a motorcycle accident and someone else’s negligent behavior caused the crash, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and other damages. However, motorcycle cases are complex, and there are lots of factors that can affect the value of your claim. Read on to learn about four important factors that could significantly impact the outcome of your motorcycle accident case. Continue reading “These 4 Factors Will Affect Your North Carolina Motorcycle Accident Case”
Motorcycle fatalities rose 10% in 2015, a near all-time high, according to Consumer Reports.
With motorcycle-related deaths on the rise, these 10 surprising facts about motorcycle crashes could help keep you and your loved ones safe.