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Always Wear Your Helmet: How Not Wearing A Helmet Affects Your Motorcycle Accident Claim

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Most motorcyclists love the thrill of riding down the road. Without the limits of a metal frame, motorcyclists tend to feel freer. This feeling of feeling free comes at a cost, as motorcyclists tend to be 35 times more likely to get into a deadly accident than vehicle drivers. As a result, most states require motorcyclists to wear helmets when on the road. According to the National Center for Statistics and Analysis (NCSA) of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), helmets can reduce the likelihood of a crash fatality by 37%. Additionally, not wearing a helmet can significantly impact your right to a motorcycle accident claim.  Determining Your State’s Helmet Laws As of 2014, all 50 states in the U.S. have different laws regarding whether a helmet needs to be worn. As of right now, only 19 states and the District...

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