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Think About Motorcycles and Look Twice

  • May 1, 2017
  • Motorcycle Accident
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The lovely spring weather encourages those who have motorcycles to hit the road. You may be thinking that, as a motorist in a passenger vehicle, the matter does not much concern you, but you’d be wrong. Just one brief moment of inattention or not checking before you change lanes could be fatal to the person
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Love Your Cycle? Do So, But Take Care!

  • August 24, 2016
  • Motorcycle Accident
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Let’s face it—some of us like the excitement and the hint of risk that riding a motorcycle involves. Chances are, the more you enjoy the feeling of wind against your body, the sensation of being one with the machine, the more you long to go riding. Unfortunately, motorcycle deaths have risen significantly. In 2015, there
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Motorcycle Safety Awareness Concerns Everyone

  • May 6, 2015
  • Accidents
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With spring in full bloom after a harsh winter, many motorcyclists have returned to the roads. What better time than spring for National Motorcycle Safety Month, which happens in May, 2015. Both riders and drivers must do their part to avoid accidents and keep each other safe while on the road. According to the National
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During the warmer months of the year, the number of motorcyclists on the road in Maryland increases. In order to encourage motorists to share the road, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has designated May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. According to the NHTSA, motorcycle fatalities have only increased over the past 14 years,
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Government Report Reveals High Costs of Motorcycle Accidents

  • December 4, 2012
  • Motorcycle Accident
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As reported by Fox News Latino, a new government report issued by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) shows that the direct costs of motorcycle accident-related injuries and deaths totaled $16 billion in 2010. However, the full cost is likely higher because long term medical expenses are more difficult to calculate. The GAO report states that
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A new research study conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals that less motorcycle accident-related fatalities occur in states that require helmets. Researchers from the CDC examined a government tally of fatal traffic accidents, focusing on 2008 to 2010, and counted 14,283 deaths of motorcyclists during this time period. This
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What to Consider when Buying Motorcycle Insurance in Maryland

  • July 28, 2011
  • Motorcycle Accident
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If you will be riding a motorcycle in Maryland, the law requires that you purchase a minimum amount of insurance coverage that will protect you in the event of a motorcycle accident. State law requires 30-60-15 coverage minimums for bodily injury and property damage, uninsured motorist coverage for the same amounts, and $2,500 personal injury
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Two Anne Arundel County police officers suffered minor injuries in a Maryland motorcycle accident when they collided into each other while on a traffic escort detail, according to The Baltimore Sun. The officers struck each other near the intersection of Route 295 and Interstate 195 in Linthicum and were transported to Maryland Shock Trauma Center.
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Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Route 40 Kills Dundalk Man

  • May 4, 2011
  • Motorcycle Accident
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A 59-year-old man was killed and a 51-year-old woman injured in a Maryland motorcycle accident when the 1996 Honda Gold King motorcycle they were riding hit a guardrail on Route 40 in Cecil County, according to The Dundalk Patch. Both the driver and his female passenger were ejected from the motorcycle on impact. No other
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Safety Tips for Maryland Motorcyclists

  • April 25, 2011
  • Motorcycle Accident
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As the weather becomes warmer, more people will be enjoying the freedom of riding their motorcycle. In order to safely share the road with other motorists who often don’t pay attention to motorcycles, motorcycle riders need to practice Maryland motorcycle safety by driving defensively and wearing the proper gear. What a motorcyclist wears is almost
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