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Motorcycle Accidents Archives

Can a motorcycle crash lead to a crush injury?

New Jersey motorcyclists understand that you are more at risk than other vehicles simply because of the lack of protection you have compared to covered cars. We at Lieberman, Ryan & Forrest, L.L.C, are here to discuss the possibility of crush injuries among motorcycle riders.

Minivan and motorcycle collide in fatal New Jersey crash

The state of New Jersey has seen an alarming trend in fatal motorcycle accidents this year. In 2018, there was a statewide decrease over the previous year, 53 compared to 84, respectively. Now, however, with only three months left in 2019, the number of motorcycle fatalities so far this year, 44, has nearly equaled that of 2018. 

3-vehicle motorcycle accident kills New Jersey man

In addition to cars and trucks, motorcycles can also collide with other motorcycles. Sometimes a motorcyclist may collide with both another bike and a car or truck at the same time. That is what happened at the end of June in Holmdel, New Jersey, on the Garden State Parkway, and a 38-year-old motorcyclist lost his life as a result. 

Group of bikers collide with truck; 7 die

With summer now officially underway, motorcycle enthusiasts in New Jersey and all across the nation are eager to get out and enjoy the thrill of the open road. However, while riding a motorcycle can be very pleasurable, it is not without its risks unfortunately. Any vehicle can be involved in an accident but the severity of the injuries received by a biker may always be worse than for a person in a car due to their inherent lack of protection.

What are motorcycle crash statistics in New Jersey?

New Jersey motorcyclists just like you often take your bikes out for a spin, whether it's a leisurely ride or a trip to the store. However, there are dangers unique to you as a motorcyclist that other vehicles on the road don't have to deal with. Understanding these dangers is important to preserve your own safety.

What are some tips for driving a motorcycle in the fall?

Driving a motorcycle can be a freeing experience. The open road, the wind in your hair and the landscape rushing by. However, motorcycles are often very dangerous. As the season changes and warm summer fade into cool fall in New Jersey, you need to take a few precautions to ensure you stay safe as you wrap up the riding year.

Motorcycle crash in Morris Township shows road rage dangers

As if motorcyclists didn’t have enough to worry about with poor weather, bad road conditions and inattentive drivers, they also need to beware of people who drive aggressively or try to cause harm. Many residents of New Jersey have experienced or witnessed road rage. This driving behavior can be dangerous for anyone, but can be especially deadly for motorcyclists who are the target of another driver’s anger.

Can you harm your spinal cord in a motorcycle crash?

When you ride your motorcycle around New Jersey, you usually do not expect to crash. It is easy for a collision to occur, though, and if you are involved in a serious accident, you may sometimes incur a spinal cord injury.

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