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Latest Motorcycle safety Stories

2014-04-17 16:21:42

PEWAUKEE, Wis., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for riding season, Markel Motorcycle Insurance has introduced rating changes on motorcycle insurance that have resulted in lower rates for most riders in the state of Louisiana. "We look for opportunities to decrease rates when we can, not only because it makes us more competitively priced, but because it's the right thing to do for our customers," said Audrey Hanken, President of Markel Personal Lines. "We are pleased to offer...

2014-04-17 16:21:40

PEWAUKEE, Wis., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for riding season, Markel Motorcycle Insurance has introduced rating changes on motorcycle insurance that have resulted in lower rates for most riders in the state of Pennsylvania. "We look for opportunities to decrease rates when we can, not only because it makes us more competitively priced, but because it's the right thing to do for our customers," said Audrey Hanken, President of Markel Personal Lines. "We are pleased to offer...

2014-04-01 08:22:10

LOS ANGELES, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles motorcycle accident attorney, Farhad Hamdam, provides legal advice for victims of motorcycle accidents. Those who suffer injuries or loss from a motorcycle accident caused by the negligence or recklessness of another often have difficulty maneuvering the complex legal system regarding their rights to compensation. Los Angeles motorcycle accident lawyer, Farhad Hamdam, understands the devastation created by such accidents. Mr....

2014-03-07 12:21:12

LOS ANGELES, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles motorcycle accident lawyer, Farhad Hamdam, explains the consequences of motorcycle accidents and offers a free initial consultation for those who have suffered an injury or loss due to a motorcycle collision. Motorcycle accidents can have consequences that are long-lasting or permanent and affect the lives of many people. About Farhad Hamdam, Motorcycle Accident Attorney Even if the safety guidelines are being followed and...

2014-02-27 23:32:43

New York auto accident lawyer David Perecman weighs in in a new study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety that found deaths in car accidents have significantly decreased among older drivers during the past 15 years New York, New York (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Today's drivers aged 70 and older are driving more, but fewer of them are likely to be involved in crashes when compared to previous generations. Older drivers are also less likely to be killed or seriously injured if...

2014-02-08 23:02:24

A recently released blog post from the Jones Law Firm provides suggestions and insights on how to prevent dangerous or deadly motorcycle accidents. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) February 08, 2014 Part of a biker gang? Do you own a Harley? A recent article by Dax Jones, a law firm based out of Seattle that specializes in personal injury and accident cases, tries to highlight the importance of safe riding. “According to the Governors Highway Safety Association,” the article states, “the...

Fatalities Rise In Drug-Related Driving Cases
2014-01-31 04:32:50

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The number of fatally-injured drivers in the US that test positive for non-alcohol drugs has been steadily rising. From 1999 to 2010, the number tripled for drivers who tested positive for marijuana, which is the most commonly detected non-alcohol drug. This increase suggests that drugged driving may be playing an increasing role in fatal motor vehicle collisions. Researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health...

2014-01-28 12:20:35

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Traffic Safety Services Foundation (The Foundation) is hosting its second annual Virginia Teen Driver Safety Video Contest funded by State Farm®. Virginia high school students are invited to submit a 30-60 second public service announcement (PSA) video encouraging teens to respect other drivers and focus on safe driving behavior, which includes wearing seatbelts and driving with no distractions, no drinking...

People May Drive Safer If More Motorcyclists Were On The Road
2014-01-28 06:05:51

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The results of a new study indicate that if more people were to ride motorcycles it would translate into safer drivers across the board and there would be less accidents on the road. Australian scientists writing in the journal Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics say that if more motorcyclists were on the road then it would be easier for other drivers to notice them. The research team found that because motorcycles are less...

2013-12-31 12:20:05

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- All-terrain vehicles are made for offroad use, but large numbers of people take their ATVs on public roads, where they are generally prohibited. About 1,700 ATV riders died in crashes on public roads in the United States from 2007 to 2011 according to a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131231/DC39038) Although many ATVs can reach highway speeds,...