Motorcycle Safety Stressed By Illinois Department Of Transportation

Motorcycle safety continues to be a primary concern with regard to traffic safety. For many reasons, motorcyclists are vulnerable to being involved in crashes. These crashes often result in the motorcyclist (and, if applicable) passenger being injured; many serious crashes result in rider fatalities. On this site, the subject of motorcycle rider safety has been …

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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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