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The Ultimate Guide to Handling Your Motorcycle Accident

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Having a motorcycle can be one of the most liberating feelings. However, as fun as motorcycles are, they have a laundry list of risks associated with them. In 2016, there were 5,286 motorcyclists killed in the US. This was a 5.1% increase from the 5,029 motorcyclists killed in 2015. It’s safe to say motorcycle accidents are dangerous and potentially life-threatening. …

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Motorcycle Accidents–Which States are the Worst?

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It should come as no surprise that motorcycle accidents happen at an alarming rate, especially during the busy summer season. In many cases, motorcycle accidents result in serious injuries or fatalities. This is why it is so important to take all the necessary safety precautions and even refresher classes on how to ride from time to time. No matter how …

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Texas Motorcycle Laws – How to Ride Safely

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Earlier this month a Texas motorcyclist was seriously injured after crashing into another vehicle during a police chase in North Dallas. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, a state trooper attempted to pull over the motorcyclist for a traffic violation on the Dallas North Tollway. Instead of following orders and pulling over, the motorcyclist sped away, ending in …

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8 Motorcycle Riding Safety Tips

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Riding a motorcycle is thrilling and intimidating all at once. While there is something exhilarating about getting on a bike and riding on the wide open road, it still comes with inherent dangers. Whether you are a new motorcyclist or have been riding for years, it is important to brush up on riding safety tips from time to time. Furthermore, …

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Motorcycle Laws in Louisiana – How to Ride Safely

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Summer is here, which means there are more motorcycle riders on the roads than any other time of year. One of the most appealing things about riding a motorcycle is the fact there is nothing between you and the open road. While this is thrilling and exhilarating, it also comes with inherent dangers. Making the decision to ride a motorcycle …

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Motorcycle Lane Splitting in Texas – Is it Allowed?

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Lane splitting occurs when a motorcycle crosses the painted dash lines in the road with the intention of passing between slow moving cars or trucks. But is it legal? Most states have lane splitting laws in place that aim to curb this behavior. However, California – and now maybe Texas – have laws in place that allow motorcycles to split …

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Motorcycle Laws in Texas

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Do you own a motorcycle and live in Texas? If you answered yes, it’s imperative you understand the state’s complex motorcycle laws. Making the decision to own and operate a motorcycle is a big one and one that comes with a great deal of responsibility. It’s always a good idea to brush up on your state’s motorcycle laws and licensing …