Excessive Speed As A Motorcycle Accident Cause

Excessive speed continues to be a cause as well as a contributing factor in many serious motorcycle crashes. Riding a motorcycle at excessive speed can be considered one of many “high-risk” activities. Other “high-risk” motorcycle actions are discussed on the “High-Risk Motorcyclist Actions” page. There are many reasons as to why riding at excessive speeds …

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Motorcyclist Visibility And The Use Of High-Visibility Motorcycle Gear

Motorcyclist visibility remains a key traffic safety factor. The subject is discussed on the “Ways To Avoid Motorcycle Accidents And Injuries” page. An excerpt: Many motorcycle accidents occur because motorists do not “see” motorcycles.  This condition can lead to a collision between the vehicle and the motorcycle.  As seen in many Illinois motorcycle accidents summarized …

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Mechanical Issues As A Cause Of Motorcycle Crashes

Mechanical issues are one of many reasons why a motorcyclist may be involved in a motorcycle accident. Generally speaking, motorcycle accidents occur for the following reasons: another motorist may be at fault with causing an accident that injures a motorcyclist the motorcyclist’s own actions may cause a motorcycle crash a motorcyclist may be injured due …

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Riding After Drinking As A Motorcycle Accident Cause

Riding after drinking has been a longstanding leading cause of motorcycle accidents. This riding after drinking has been a cause of many motorcycle accidents. Motorcyclists who “drive drunk” place themselves and others in danger for many reasons. Inebriation causes impairments which can effect many skills needed for safe riding, including balance, judgement, and other riding …

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Brain Injuries And The Importance Of Wearing A Motorcycle Helmet

As discussed on the “Illinois Motorcycle Safety And Helmet Use” page, one of the best ways to avoid serious brain injuries that can result from motorcycle crashes is to wear a motorcycle helmet.  Traumatic brain injuries range in severity and impact on one’s health.  Due to the speeds at which motorcycle accidents typically occur, as well …

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