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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.

Biggest hazards motorcyclists face from other drivers

Spring has finally arrived, and for many New Jersey residents, this means motorcycle season. Before dusting off the bike and getting ready to ride, it is important for motorcyclists to understand the many dangers they will face in traffic.

Necessary motorcycle gear

When New Jersey motorcyclists get on the road, they may not always think about safety. Safety is an important part of riding a motorcycle, though, and it is important for people to understand what kind of gear they need to protect themselves on the road.

How can I become a safer motorcyclist?

As a New Jersey motorcyclist, you are 29 times more likely to die in a vehicle crash than a passenger car occupant. This is according to the New Jersey Department of Law & Public Safety, which adds that you are also five times more likely to be injured. There is an 83 percent chance that you will be injured if you crash.

Motorcyclists are for lane-splitting

Motorcycle travel can be especially dangerous on busy, congested highways in New Jersey. In bad traffic, one can sometimes witness a motorcycle riding on the line between lanes in the same direction of traffic. This means of moving through traffic is commonly referred to as lane-splitting, and it may be disconcerting to the unsuspecting driver. However, some believe that motorcyclists avoid dangerous situations by maneuvering through traffic in this way.

How to handle dangerous motorcycle riding situations

Cruising along the streets of New Jersey can be thrilling, but there are many situations that can be especially dangerous for motorcycle riders. As a driver, you can increase your safety by being constantly aware of the possible obstacles you may face on the road. We at Lieberman, Ryan and Forrest have created this guide to detail the dangers to watch out for when you are riding a motorcycle.

Elderly woman hits motorcycle

While New Jersey residents who love to ride motorcycles may be able to enjoy the thrill of the open air and the open road, they must also navigate the dangers of sharing the road with larger, heavier vehicles. Regardless of who has the right of way, when an accident occurs between a motorcyle and car, truck, sport utility vehicle or a commercial vehicle, it is the motorcyclist who stands to be hurt the most.

Manchester Township motorcyclist killed

Motorcycle riding is a popular way for many New Jersey residents to get around. Most drivers know how important it is to watch for motorcycles while driving, but unfortunately motorcycle accidents do still occur. When a loved one has been the victim of a motorcycle accident, families can be torn apart.

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