Category: Motorcycle Accidents

3 wheel motorcycles

Are 3-Wheel Motorcycles Really That Much Safer?

Motorcycles get a bad reputation because of the high numbers of motorcycle accidents that happen every year. In 2017, 5,172 motorcyclists died in motor vehicle crashes, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Traditional two-wheeled motorcycles accounted for 91% of all motorcycles involved in fatal crashes.

When safety-conscious motorcyclists see these statistics, they may think about getting a three-wheeled option, also known as a motor trike, because it seems safer.

But are 3-wheel motorcycles that much safer than traditional motorcycles, or are they just as dangerous? Learning about these kinds of motorcycles will help you determine whether you should take one out on the road instead.

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no contact motorcycle accident

What North Carolina Motorcyclists Need to Know About No-Contact Motorcycle Accidents

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.

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North Carolina Motorcycle Deaths

North Carolina Motorcycle Deaths Are on the Rise

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.

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These 4 Factors Will Affect Your North Carolina Motorcycle Accident Case

These 4 Factors Will Affect Your North Carolina Motorcycle Accident Case

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”