How Are Motorcycle Accidents Different From Car Accidents?

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It’s not surprising that motorcycle accidents and car accidents have significant differences. Due to the smaller size of motorcycles, lack of exterior protection, and lack of visibility to other vehicles, motorcycle accidents tend to be more severe with consequences ranging from injury to death. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motorcyclists are 27 […]

What Riders Should Know About Defective Motorcycle Helmets

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According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1 in 6 motorcycle deaths in states with mandatory helmet laws is attributed to riders wearing inadequate head protection, rather than helmets approved by the Department of Transportation (DOT). Experts agree that the helmet is the single most vital piece of protective gear for a motorcyclist to […]

Is Lane Splitting Legal In California?

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While it is important for drivers to look out for other vehicles on the road, this is especially important in the case of motorcyclists. Without the protection of an enclosed car, they are even more vulnerable when it comes to accidents and injuries. There are many cases in which drivers should be especially mindful of […]

Common Defects in Motorcycle Gear

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Defects in the safety gear a rider wears to protect themselves can be just as dangerous as defects within the motorcycle itself. Wearing adequate safety gear is paramount to safe riding, and can cause severe injury and even fatalities when missing or defective in the case of a motorcycle accident. There are five pieces of […]

Staying Safe While Riding Your Motorcycle in the Summer

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It’s no secret that Colorado has unparalleled natural beauty, from the sprawling grasslands to the distant peaks. And when the temperature starts to rise, people flock from across the country to take a tour of Colorado’s scenery. As Attorneys Who Ride, the Metier Law Firm welcomes any and all who wish to enjoy the sights, […]

Shut Up and Ride – Take a Motorcycle Tour of Corpus Christi Bay

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With summer in full swing, you might be itching to hit the asphalt on two wheels. And what better way to enjoy the Texas sun than to take a motorcycle trip around Corpus Christi Bay? Whether you’re a Corpus native or visiting from afar to explore our gorgeous islands and beaches, the Corpus Christi Bay […]

Motorcycle Helmets, Are They Really Necessary?

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Every motorcyclist knows the incredible and exhilarating feeling you get from riding out on the open road on a gorgeous day. USA Today has reported that there are 8.5 million registered motorcyclists out there across America, and around 14% are women. Riding is fun, it is empowering, and it much easier on the pocketbook when […]

Essential Info You Need to Know About Uninsured Motorists

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In recent months, Austin KXAN News reported about a young woman who was hit by an uninsured motorist. She had her seatbelt on, but she was still thrown from the passenger seat of the car after a head-on collision. Thankfully, she is recovering well today, but now her family is saddled with $60,000 to $70,000 […]

What to Do After a Hit and Run

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It may be shocking to learn that ever since 2006, each year has had an average of 682,000 hit-and-run crashes, according to the AAA Newsroom. Furthermore, as of 2016, the number of deaths caused by these accidents jumped up from the year 2009 by 60 percent. This means that every minute, there is at least […]

Parents With Teens Beware: 100 Deadliest Days

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School is almost out, and teenagers are eager to enjoy more freedom and have fun with their friends. Plans are being made for road trips, drives to the beach or the lake, camping trips, music festivals, and other adventures. Some teenagers eager to claim independence are planning to drive back and forth among friends and […]

Threats of Road Rage and What You Can Do About It

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In Seattle on February 9, road rage managed to push more drivers off the deep end. This time, it was between a 23-year-old female motorcyclist and a 60-year-old male in a car. No one is sure what got them both so riled up, but at one point they were stopped in the left lane and […]

What Should You Tell Police At the Scene of an Accident?

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After being involved in an accident, you should always call 911 to have emergency services come right away for medical assistance available and to file a police report. Once police are at the scene, drivers and anyone who witnessed the accident should be open and honest with the officers, of course. But what, exactly should […]

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Infrastructure and Roadway Injury: Could Your Accident be the Government’s Fault?

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By now, you’ve probably heard that it’s Infrastructure Week in Washington. As the somewhat self-explanatory name suggests, it’s the week in our capital city where lawmakers and politicians  start the negotiations–bicameral, bipartisan negotiations–to find the best solution for failing or inadequate infrastructures like roads, public buildings, and other public spaces across the country. Taken as […]

What Traffic Law Violations Cause Wrecks?

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Vehicle safety regulations exist largely to minimize the number of auto accidents and improve the efficiency at which traffic moves. Disobeying a traffic law can often put other vehicle occupants and pedestrians at risk for injury in a traffic collision. Police enforce traffic laws rigorously, and if a violation results in an accident, the driver […]

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Were You Hurt in a Traffic Accident?

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Traffic accidents happen regularly, and they often result in significant damage and injuries. In most states, the person at fault for a traffic accident is the one found negligent, and that person or the insurance company (who is not a party to the lawsuit, typically, but has a third-party contract with the driver) is responsible […]

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Motorcycle Accidents

Due to the smaller size of a motorcycle, drivers in other vehicles may fail to notice an oncoming rider, causing a deadly crash. Additionally, negligent drivers may try to pass motorcyclists or share a lane, which increases the chances of a wreck.