Motorcycle Accident

Do Motorcycle Helmets Prevent Head Injuries?

by William Mattar | August 5th, 2020

In New York, motorcycle helmets are mandated by law. While wearing a helmet is the law in New York, it also just makes sense. According to the New York State Department of Health, wearing a helmet reduces the likelihood of traumatic brain injuries and concussions during a motorcycle accident. Helmets also reduce the risk of […]

Buying the Right Bike

by William Mattar | June 10th, 2020

The thrill of riding a motorcycle on the open road is attractive to many people, and it is easy to see why. Motorcycles offer a sense of freedom and adventure. Some people are attracted to fast sports bikes, while others are just looking to cruise around town. If you are looking to buy a motorcycle, […]

Motorcycle Visibility: Important Items to Consider

by William Mattar | May 27th, 2020

If you ride a motorcycle, it is possible that you had an experience where the driver of a car did not see you.  In fact, a major cause of motorcycle accidents is when the driver of another motor vehicle does not see the motorcyclist on his or her bike. Even though a motorcyclist cannot control […]

What is a Major Cause of Death in Motorcycle Accidents?

by William Mattar | May 20th, 2020

Motorcycle accidents can result in serious injuries or death. In 2018, out of the 36,560 people killed in traffic accidents on America’s roads, nearly 5,000 were the result of motorcycle accidents. Read on to learn about some of the major causes of death in motorcycle accidents. Head-On Collisions One possible cause of death in motorcycle […]

Do Grass Clippings Contribute to Motorcycle Accidents?

by William Mattar | May 7th, 2020

It’s no secret that motorcyclists face certain risks on the road. From other motor vehicles to animals crossing the road, motorcyclists can be put in precarious situations while traveling the roadways. One unexpected thing that could cause motorcycle accidents is grass clippings on the road. How can Grass Clippings Affect a Motorcyclist? Motorcycles generally only […]

The Aftermath of a Syracuse Motorcycle Accident

by William Mattar | September 19th, 2019

In the immediate aftermath of a Syracuse motorcycle accident, adrenaline may be rushing through your body. You may be feeling conflicting emotions as you try to determine the extent of your injuries. In the days or weeks following your accident, you may have to make decisions regarding your medical situation and your pending insurance claim. […]

What Motorcycle Safety Technologies Are in the Works?

by William Mattar | June 5th, 2019

Motorcycle drivers in New York may be safer on the roadways thanks to enhanced features and improved technologies on newer model bikes. From anti-lock brakes to automatic clutch and shift, bikes are getting away from a fully manual driving experience with features similar to cars that allow the driver to concentrate less on operating the […]

Some Causes of Buffalo Motorcycle Accidents

by William Mattar | May 31st, 2019

Choosing to ride your motorcycle along the winding roads of upstate New York or commuting to your Buffalo job downtown can be both fun and a great way to reduce your carbon footprint. But drivers on bikes can be more vulnerable to serious accidents when on the road, especially when a car or larger truck […]

What to Do After a Buffalo Motorcycle Accident

by William Mattar | May 17th, 2019

Some may find that motorcycles can be a fun and a great way to travel while enjoying the beautiful scenery in upstate New York. Although many drivers wear helmets and practice defensive driving on their bikes, motorcycle drivers are still very vulnerable when sharing the road with cars and accidents can often lead to severe […]

How a Helmet Can Protect You if Involved in a Rochester Motorcycle Accident

by William Mattar | May 15th, 2019

New York’s Department of Health provides the following information regarding the benefits of wearing a motorcycle helmet: 1772 U.S. motorcyclists avoided fatalities by wearing helmets (2015) Motorcycle helmets are estimated to be nearly 40 percent effective in preventing serious and fatal injuries to motorcycle drivers and 42 percent effective for motorcycle passengers Motorcycle helmets are […]