One of the biggest dangers that motorcyclists face out on the road is the prospect of being hit by a driver. Police often report to the scene to ask what happened leading up to the crash after incidents like these occur. Drivers often tell law enforcement that they didn't see the motorcyclist coming before they struck them. A study published in the academic journal Human Factors and Ergonomics Society in Jan. 2018 highlights how common it is for drivers to experience inattentional blindness that causes such crashes.
If you want to ride your motorcycle, you are probably already aware that doing so could put you at risk of being involved in a crash. Even if you drive only during the day and during times when there isn't much traffic, it takes only one person to make a mistake and hit you.
As warmer spring weather continues to move into the area, motorcyclists are looking forward to spending more time on the road. While this is one of the best times of the year to jump on your bike, don't do so until you take all the necessary safety precautions.
Road casualties are common across the nation, and North Carolina is no exception to it. A large number of people are killed or suffer serious injuries due to negligence on the part of other drivers. Examples of such negligence would include speeding, distracted driving, drunk driving, disregard to traffic rules and other similar acts.
Motorcycle accidents are a serious problem in North Carolina.
As we wrote about in a previous blog, motorcycle accidents continue to increase in North Carolina. Many Cary area residents enjoy riding a motorcycle and do so frequently when the weather is nice. But, occasionally a serious motorcycle accident occurs which can turn a family's world upside down.
Many residents of Cary and the surrounding Raleigh area enjoy riding motorcycles.
A 38-year-old motorcyclist died recently in Cary in a collision involving a car on U.S. Route 1. According to local police, the accident occurred during broad daylight and no reason was provided for the cause of the accident.
Many people in the Cary area own an ATV and enjoy using them on their property and ATV trails. ATVs are wonderful vehicles that can be used in many ways, from having fun to getting chores done. Most of the time people are able to use ATVs safely, but occasionally a serious accident occurs.