Three Ways to Share the Road Safely with Motorcyclists

Three Ways to Share the Road Safely with Motorcyclists

According to the NHTSA, the number of motorcyclists who died in accidents fell to 5,172 in 2017, which was a decrease of 3%. Nonetheless, motorcycle riders are still vastly overrepresented in traffic deaths. To keep everyone on the road as safe as possible, the NHTSA wants to remind motorcyclists to make themselves as visible to other drivers as possible, to use a good motorcycle helmet and to never ride...
Motorcyclists Face Constant Danger from…Grass Clippings

Motorcyclists Face Constant Danger from…Grass Clippings

Many people are aware of the dangers that motorcyclists face on our roadways, but those dangers are due primarily to the careless or reckless actions of other drivers. But did you know that mere grass clippings could present a danger to motorcyclists? When people mow their grass and blow the clippings on the road, they may be contributing to a dangerous situation for both motorcyclists and cyclists. But many...
Why Motorcycle Safety Month Should Matter to All Drivers

Why Motorcycle Safety Month Should Matter to All Drivers

When the weather warms in spring across Georgia and the South, motorcycles are everywhere on our roads.  That is why May is recognized as National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. This month with warm, sunny weather is an appropriate time to remind all drivers to be on the alert for motorcyclists. With so much motorcycle traffic on the roads, serious accidents are more likely. In 2016, 4,976 motorcycle drivers and...
Icy Roads – Not a Fun “Surprise!”

Icy Roads – Not a Fun “Surprise!”

Far too many winter weather traffic accidents are caused by icy roads. Driving in icy conditions requires a different mindset than on dry pavement. Bridges and overpasses freeze before roadways, so it only takes a slight dusting of snow or a light drizzle of freezing rain to make these areas hazardous. Falling temperatures can create black ice on wet streets making it easy for drivers (especially those who insist...
5 Ways to Increase Your Chances of Succeeding in a Motorcycle Accident Lawsuit

5 Ways to Increase Your Chances of Succeeding in a Motorcycle Accident Lawsuit

Motorcycle accidents often result in far more damage and injury than those involving cars, trucks and other vehicles in which drivers and passengers are more protected.  If you’re in a motorcycle accident, the most important thing to do is to seek immediate medical attention for your injuries. While the last thing on your mind is litigation, knowing these 5 things can increase your chances of succeeding in a lawsuit,...