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Motorcycle Helmet Laws in Ohio

Published on Jun 18, 2021 at 9:40 pm in Motorcycle Accidents.

Riding a motorcycle is a fun and freeing experience where you can feel the open wind on your back while you’re cruising down the road. Before you get on your motorcycle, it’s important to know the laws and regulations that you need to follow. That way, you can stay as safe as possible and make sure that you’re following the rules of the road.

If you get into a collision with an object or another vehicle, and you weren’t following the law, then this could be detrimental for you in many ways. One of the main ways this can harm you is if you neglect to follow the helmet laws. These are in place to keep you as safe as possible when you get into an accident.

When you were following Ohio motorcycle laws and still got into a crash, you could use the help of a motorcycle accident lawyer in Cincinnati from Bey & Associates. We’ll fight to get you justice for what you’ve suffered.

What Are the Odds of Getting into a Motorcycle Accident?

Published on Mar 24, 2021 at 3:09 pm in Motorcycle Accidents.

Parked motorcycle in front of sunset

Riding a motorcycle in the warmer months can be a freeing and exhilarating experience. In Atlanta, you might choose to ride a motorcycle to get around the city while feeling the wind around you. Even though it’s an exciting mode of transportation, it can also be dangerous when you or another driver on the road aren’t paying close enough attention.

5 Ways for Motorcycle Passengers to Prioritize Safety

Published on Nov 21, 2019 at 4:57 pm in Motorcycle Accidents.

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Safety should be your first priority while doing anything, but especially when you are going to ride a motorcycle. Nobody wants to think about what could happen if you get into a motorcycle accident. But thinking about what could happen helps you be prepared if one happens. When you’re the passenger, there’s not much you can control since it’s up to the driver to do most things. Still, there are some things you can do to prioritize safety while riding.

Before any other safety tips, you should know that a driver can only have a passenger if the motorcycle is fitted for two people. The passenger must ride behind the operator, or in a side car, but either seat must be securely attached to the motorcycle, according to Georgia law. That is the most basic rule that motorcycle passengers should pay attention to before these other five ways to stay safe.

The Most Motorcycle-Friendly Roads in Georgia

Published on May 23, 2019 at 2:12 pm in Motorcycle Accidents.

man riding motorcycle on road

Many motorcyclists enjoy riding for fun. They don’t have a destination in mind because they’re focused on the journey. Georgia is a beautiful state for riding and offers many routes that motorcyclists can take for a long time. However, they need to be careful. While they may practice safe driving behaviors, it doesn’t mean that other drivers will. A motorcycle wreck can result in devastating injuries.

When motorcycle safety is at the forefront of your mind, you’re decreasing your chances of getting into an accident. Let’s take a look at how you can do this when planning your next ride.

How Serious Is Road Rash After a Motorcycle Accident?

Published on Jul 5, 2018 at 5:38 pm in Motorcycle Accidents.

Road rash is the most common, nonfatal injury a rider can experience after a motorcycle accident. Riders may experience road rash anywhere on their body; however, the face, shoulders, palms, knees, thighs, and lower legs face a more significant risk. While road rash is treatable, it can be incredibly expensive and painful. The severity of road rash depends on what safety gear the rider had on, the force of the crash, and the type of surface the wreck happened on.

How to Avoid Common Motorcycle Accidents in Georgia

Published on Apr 6, 2017 at 4:24 pm in Motorcycle Accidents.

Did you know that in 2014, over 4,500 motorcyclists were killed in traffic collisions in the U.S? Motorcyclists are inherently at a greater risk to be killed in a crash since motorcycles are largely unprotected in comparison to cars and trucks that are also much larger. The math simply doesn’t add up in favor of the motorcyclist. Despite this fact, there are a few ways motorcyclists can still enjoy the open road while protecting themselves to the best of their abilities.

When looking at the different types of motorcycle accidents that commonly occur on Georgia streets as well as on streets around the nation, we see a few common threads. Some types of motorcycle accidents are more common than others. By examining these accidents and how they are caused, we can begin to understand how to avoid common motorcycle accidents in Georgia.

Here are the three most common situations that cause motorcycle accidents and how a motorcyclist can avoid them: