Category Archives: Motorcycle Accidents
What Are the Most Common Motorcycle Accident Injuries?
When motorcyclists are involved in accidents, they often face serious injuries. Without the protection of a steel frame, car body, seatbelts and airbags, crashes are more likely to cause major damage, including broken bones, internal bleeding and concussions. There’s a lot motorcyclists can do to better protect themselves, however, including wearing appropriate gear and… Read More »
When Is a Motorcyclist at Fault for an Accident?
Motorcyclists are often the victims in crashes. Car drivers fail to see the small, maneuverable bikes, leading them to pull out in front, switch lanes or open a car door from the curb. But it’s not always the larger vehicle that’s at fault in a motorcycle crash. Motorcycles are regularly involved in single-vehicle accidents…. Read More »
Winter Weather and Motorcycles
Here in Middle Georgia, there’s no need to store away your motorcycle when cold weather hits. Thankfully, our climate is mild enough for you to enjoy your bike year-round—provided you take some extra precautions to stay safe on the road. We’ve pulled together some tips that will make your winter rides safer and more… Read More »
How to Be a Safe Motorcyclist
When you’re riding a motorcycle, even a minor crash can have devastating results. There’s so little protection between you and the road—or you and other vehicles—that sprains, fractures, spinal injuries and even traumatic brain injuries are common. That doesn’t mean that it’s not still enjoyable to ride a motorcycle, but it does mean it… Read More »
Why We Support the Georgia Helmet Law for Motorcycle Riders
At Buzzell, Welsh & Hill, we regularly represent clients who’ve been in motorcycle accidents in the Macon area. That’s why it’s so important to ride safely and follow Georgia’s motorcycle laws, including the Georgia helmet law for motorcycle riders. Following this Georgia state law not only makes motorcycling safer for the rider and any… Read More »
Is Motorcycle Lane Splitting Safe?
Riding a motorcycle allows you to zip and zoom by cars, giving you that extra adrenaline rush only felt on a chopper. Whether you’re trying to save time or feel like a speed demon, lane splitting by motorcyclists is a dangerous habit. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there have been thousands… Read More »