Motorcycle Accidents

How Much Does a Helmet Improve Survival in a Motorcycle Crash in Texas?

Driving a motorcycle has a lot of great benefits. Motorcycle drivers often appreciate the feel of an open road, the wind in their face, with the ability to navigate their bike from one place to another.  Motorcycles are often less expensive than cars to maintain, and drivers benefit from better gas mileage. However, despite the… read more

What Are the Odds of Surviving a Motorcycle Accident in Fort Worth, TX?

On May 15th, 2022, a motorcycle rider was killed in an accident with a car in Fort Worth, TX. While the events leading up to the accident are unclear, the fact is that the rider’s life ended, and the passengers of the other vehicle were unharmed. Every year there are thousands of similar accidents in… read more

What is Lane Splitting?

Lane splitting refers to a practice that motorcyclists use to move through traffic, often traveling along the stripes separating lanes or weaving around vehicles traveling within the same lane on multi-lane roads and highways. When lane splitting, a motorcyclist travels between lanes of traffic along a lane’s divider marks. The practice is also called “white… read more

What Happens To the Brain in a Motorcycle Crash?

Motorcycle drivers often enjoy the adventure and exhilaration their bikes can offer. Motorcycles connect riders with their surroundings. They also provide a feeling of freedom that typical passenger vehicles do not afford. Despite the excitement motorcycles can deliver, they can also be very dangerous. According to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 80%… read more

What is a Motorcycle Crash Bar? Do I Need to Get One

Approximately 16% of all traffic fatalities in Texas are motorcycle riders and passengers. While fatalities decline from other vehicle accidents, they continue to climb for motorcycle riders in Texas and across the country. A motorcycle does not provide much protection from catastrophic injuries in the event of an accident. Wearing a helmet and clothing designed… read more

I’ve Been Hurt in a Motorcycle Accident – Do I Need a Lawyer?

Motorcycle accidents can be some of the most traumatic traffic-related incidents. Not only can they cause physical injury, but the mental and emotional impact of a motorcycle accident can be devastating. Dealing with a motorcycle accident’s aftermath can be a headache, especially if you’re already experiencing severe injuries or financial strain. While hiring an attorney… read more

Is A Motorcycle Really Worth the Cost?

Sixteen percent of traffic fatalities in Texas involve motorcyclists. Given that motorcycles only make up a small percentage of the types of vehicles in Texas, they are heavily overrepresented in fatalities. Riding a motorcycle is fun, exhilarating, and sometimes an economical means of travel, but are they worth the risk? The Risk of Riding a… read more

Facts About Road Rash

A motorcyclist can sustain a variety of injuries in a motorcycle accident. Motorcycle accident injuries can be mild or life-threatening. The rider may sustain permanent impairments because of some motorcycle injuries, including road rash. What is Road Rash? Road rash is a term used to describe the abrasions a motorcyclist may receive from a motorcycle… read more

Do I Need Texas Motorcycle Insurance?

Some states require motorcyclists to carry additional insurance coverage or do not extend certain types of insurance coverage to motorcyclists. Texas is not one of those states. Motorcycles have the same insurance requirements in Texas as cars. Texas Motorcycle Insurance Requirements Motorcyclists must carry the same basic liability insurance coverage that other motorists carry. All… read more