Motorcycle Accident

Wearing a Helmet on a Motorcycle Saves Lives

by Michael Grant | July 13th, 2012

July 13, 2012 One of the most detailed studies ever conducted on Motorcycle Accident Safety, The Hurt Report, found that motorcyclists who were wearing helmets at the time of an accident were more than 50 percent as likely to survive the crash. Helmeted riders were also less likely to suffer serious injuries. The report also […]

Report Shows No Change In The Number Of Motorcycle Accidents

by Michael Grant | May 23rd, 2012

According to the Governor’s Highway Safety Association, no progress has been made to slow down the number of serious and fatal motorcycle accidents in New York.

Study Finds Experience Is Key For Motorcycle Safety

by Michael Grant | April 18th, 2012

A study from the Highway Loss Data Institute found that experience is key for motorcycle safety.

New York state already bans hand-held cell phones while driving

by Michael Grant | December 16th, 2011

December 16, 2011 The National Transportation Safety Board  (NTSB) recommended on Tuesday, December 13, that drivers be banned not only from texting while driving but also from placing hands-free calls, reports PC magazine. “More than 3,000 people lost their lives last year in distraction-related accidents,” NTSB Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman said in a statement. “It […]

Sleep-starved bus drivers cause too many tragic accidents

by Michael Grant | November 16th, 2011

November 16, 2011 Lives have been lost in the Bronx, in Virginia, in Upstate New York as sleep-deprived intercity bus drivers cause their buses to careen into other drivers and off the road. The National Transportation Safety Board’s report commissioned by Senator Schumer and Representative Velazquez is the latest in a string of wake-up calls, […]