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How To Prevent A Motorcycle Accident This Spring

It is finally starting to feel like spring. For many, spring is the perfect season for riding a motorcycle. The weather conditions are not too hot and not too cold. With more motorcycles on the open road, it increases the risk for an accident. Below are some tips that will help you prevent a motorcycle accident this spring.

  • 1. First and foremost, get your motorcycle license. You will have to pass a written test and a safety course in order to obtain your motorcycle license.
  • 2. Head injuries are very common among motorcyclists. That is why it is especially important to wear a helmet every single time you go out for a spin.
  • 3. In addition to wearing a helmet, it is imperative that you wear protective gear when riding a motorcycle. It is recommended that you wear gloves, long pants, goggles, a jacket and boots.
  • 4. Never drink and ride a motorcycle. It is illegal, and it can also result in a motorcycle accident.
  • 5. Motorcyclists should also be on the look out for road hazards. It is up to the motorcyclist to avoid potholes and pieces of debris in the road.
  • 6. Last but certainly not least, do not ride in between lanes. Drivers in other cars may not see the motorcyclist when they are switching lanes.

If you have been in a motorcycle accident, it can be critical that you discuss your case with an experienced personal injury attorney. To protect your rights, turn to the experienced personal injury lawyers of Levine and Wiss, PLLC. Our representation is offered on a contingent fee basis. We only collect attorneys fees if we secure compensation for you. Call toll free at 1.888.GOT.HURT (468-4878) for a free initial consultation.

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