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Motorcycle Accidents Caused By Left Hand Turns

(Contributed post for our North American readers. Those in right-hand-drive countries should read “right hand turns”) There are many reasons why motorcyclists decide to embrace the two wheeled lifestyle: from the unparalleled sense of freedom to the unmatched sense of speed, not to mention that traffic jams are a thing of the past. However, there …

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6 Steps To Take If You’re in a Motorcycle Accident

(Contributed post for our North American readers) Being involved in an accident of any kind can be a scary experience, and compared to other types of motor vehicle accidents, motorcycle accidents can be particularly frightening. In addition to being emotionally traumatizing, motorcycle accidents often lead to severe physical injuries and even death.  In 2017, roughly …

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5 Reasons to Hire a Lawyer After an Accident

5 Reasons to Hire a Lawyer After an Accident

(Contributed post for our North American readers) There’s nothing better than cruising down the open road with nothing between you and the asphalt but your bike. The thrill is part of the fun. Unfortunately, the lack of protection also adds to the potential for injury in the case of a wreck.  If you get in …

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What to do if you are hit by a drunk driver

(Contributed post for our North American readers. Image source: Pexels.com) Drunk driving remains a serious issue. In 2017, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says 10,874 people died in drunk driving accidents. This should be enough reason to enforce laws that reduce the number of DUI cases per year. Then again, these cases do not exclusively …

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Crashed riders risk negligent charge

More and more riders are being charged with negligent driving (riding) after a single-vehicle crash, says NSW traffic and criminal law specialist Chris Kalpage. Our contributing lawyer has previously written articles about defending various charges and last time he addressed the issues arising out of dangerous driving and negligent driving causing death or grievous bodily …

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How to prevent motorcycle crashes and what to do if you do crash

(Contributed post) Although the Australian motorcycle market fell by 6.1% in 2019, motorcycles are still one of the most popular means of transport in the country, with more than a million operating on Australian roads today. If you have been considering investing in a motorcycle, it’s pretty clear why you’d want one; motorcycles are cheap, fun, and if …

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