Although they are a subset of all motorcyclists, an increasing number of riders are buying dirt bikes to perform stunts, also called stunting. Speed alone no longer impresses these riders. A new era in riding is here, thanks to advances in technology.
Large truck collisions happen throughout the year, but there are times when a driver may be especially likely to find themselves in a large truck wreck. For example, the holiday season brings poor weather in many parts of the U.S. and it also results in traffic congestion. To make things worse, many people, including large truck drivers, find themselves in a rush during this time of the year. As a result, many large truck crashes take place over the holidays and these wrecks can be devastating.
Our law office has covered many issues related to motorcycle wrecks on this blog. Sometimes, these accidents are the result of a motorcyclist's error, such as someone who rides drunk or does not have very much experience. Even if you are an extremely experienced motorcyclist who always focuses on riding safely, you may be hurt or even killed in a wreck caused by an inexperienced motorcyclist, especially if you regularly ride in a group. It is essential for motorcyclists to stay safe and be cognizant of any risk factors that could endanger their safety while they are riding.
When hearing reports of a traffic accident in Pennsylvania in which a semi-truck or other large commercial vehicle is involved, it is not uncommon for you to wonder if excessive fatigue on the part of the truck driver may have contributed to the crash. Commercial truckers work many long and often lonely hours and this environment may well facilitate a state of fatigue while on the job.
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When you see a vehicle having trouble staying within its lane, you may think the driver intoxicated, or at least distracted by some activity like texting.
Motorcycles can be dangerous for many reasons, but some situations are especially concerning. For example, some people like to ride with their friends and this can be disastrous when things go wrong on the road. When motorcyclists ride in a group, there may be multiple wrecks if one of the motorcyclists who is riding in the front of the group crashes. Moreover, there are other hazards that can be present when a group of motorcyclists is on the road.
Even though you do your best to stay safe, there may be times when you are unable to prevent an injury. If you are hurt at work or in a car crash, one of the wounds you might receive is a traumatic brain injury. This kind of wound can have far-reaching effects on your health, so it is important to know basic information about this injury.