It Was Motorcycle Safety Month This Past May

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As weather around the country turns warmer, and many families prepare for summertime, motorcyclists are also getting ready to get on the road. But the sad truth is that in a motorcycle–motor vehicle accident, the motorcyclist is likely to be seriously injured. To bring awareness to the very real dangers, May has been declared National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. It’s …

Motorcycle Crash Claims the Life of Austin Man

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A collision with a truck cost an Austin man his life in the last days of 2015. According to police, the 33-year-old man was riding his motorcycle along Steck Avenue when a family in a pickup truck backed out of their driveway in front of him. Police say the man swerved to avoid hitting the truck and ended up “wiping …

Essential Protective Wear for Motorcycle Riders

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It is essential that motorcycle riders suit up with the following safety gear before they hit the road. It is for their protection- to reduce injuries to their bodies in case of an accident. If you are a motorcycle rider, you already know how important protective wear is to your life on the road. Critical motorcycle safety equipment can save …

What to Do If You’ve Been in a Motorcycle Accident

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In 2012, there were 460 motorcycle accidents in Texas that resulted in fatalities, and more than half who were killed were not wearing a helmet. Most motorcycle accidents happen because the driver didn’t see the motorcyclist. If you are ever the victim of a motorcycle accident, here is what you should do: Seek medical help: Most motorcycle accidents result in …

No Helmet During My Crash; Is My Case Weakened?

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If you were the victim of a Texas motorcycle accident and were not wearing a helmet, you might wonder if you can still get compensation. Texas recommends all motorcycle riders and passengers wear a motorcycle helmet that meets the safety standards of the state’s Department of Public Safety. But you can drive a motorcycle in Texas without wearing a helmet …

Teenager Killed in Motorcycle Accident

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An 18-year-old man was killed in a recent motorcycle accident after striking an object on the roadway. He was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident. There is no information regarding the type of debris he struck or about who may have dropped it on the roadway. According to a report released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic …

McKinney Sergeant Involved in Motorcycle Accident

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Recently a motorcycle accident near Collin College in McKinney sent a traffic sergeant to the hospital. The deputy chief said that Sgt. Paul Gade was riding his police motorcycle back to the police station when an SUV turned out of Collin College’s parking lot and hit him. The sergeant is expected to make a full recovery and return home soon. …