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Category: Motorcycle collision

Motorcycle Safety

Posted in Motorcycle collision on August 2, 2018

Motorcyclists have the same responsibilities as other drivers on the road. Because they can be hard to see, it’s best to take extra precautions when riding a motorcycle. Here are 10 tips for new riders. Tip #1 – Don’t buy a larger bike than you can handle. When shopping for a bike, make sure it’s… read more

Lookout for Motorcycles on the Roadway

Posted in Motorcycle collision on July 6, 2018

With summer in full swing, more motorcyclists are hitting the open road to enjoy the weather.  On average, nearly 88,000 bikers are injured in  collisions with a passenger vehicle simply because the driver of the passenger vehicle didn’t see the motorcyclist. Motorcycles are the smallest vehicles on the road and sometimes seem to come out… read more

Helmets Linked to Lower Risk of Cervical Spine Injuries

Posted in Motorcycle collision on June 11, 2018

Researchers in Wisconsin found that wearing a helmet in a motorcycle crash lowers the risk of cervical spine injury (CSI). Helmet requirements vary in different parts of the world. For example, in the United States, some states do not require helmet use. In Europe, you are required to wear a helmet when riding a motorcycle…. read more

How to Deal with Road Rage Situations

Posted in Car accident,Motorcycle collision,Safety Tips,Trucking accident,Uncategorized on May 23, 2018

Ideally, you’d never have to think about road rage while driving around in West Virginia. Drivers have a duty to keep their cool and operate their vehicles safely at all times – even when they’re feeling angry or upset. Unfortunately, not all drivers can control their emotions behind the wheel. You might be one of… read more

Handling a motorcycle crash caused by another party’s negligence

Posted in Motorcycle collision,Uncategorized on March 30, 2017

Motorcycles have been surging in popularity for the last decade. The number of registered motorbikes in the United States, including traditional bikes, 3-wheelers, pocket bikes, mopeds and scooters, has climbed by around two million units since 2006. There are now approximately 8.5 million registered motorcycles across the country. Fairmont, West Virginia is a particularly fine… read more

Safely Share the Road with Motorcycles

Posted in Motorcycle collision,Uncategorized on May 5, 2016

Motorcyclists have the same rights and responsibilities as any other driver on the road. However, because motorcyclists can be more difficult to see, it is important to take precautions to look out for motorcycles when driving. This is particularly important as motorcycles are less visible and less stable than cars, so when an accident happens,… read more

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month: Have the Right Helmet!

Posted in Motorcycle collision,Uncategorized on May 3, 2016

May is motorcycle safety awareness month, and rightly so. As the dreariness and cold of winter come to an end and spring brings warmer weather and longer days, more people are hitting the roads on their motorcycles. Motorcycles are an enjoyable hobby for many people in West Virginia and safety must always be a top… read more

Safety Reminders for Motorcyclists

Posted in Motorcycle collision,Uncategorized on May 19, 2014

Motorcycles have recently become a more popular form of transportation and since May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness month, the Manchin Injury Law Group would like to remind motorcyclists to be aware of their surroundings and other vehicles in order to prevent a possibly fatal collision. Cyclists are more vulnerable to collisions than regular vehicles. While… read more

Barbour County, WV Motorcycle Collisions send 3 to Area Hospitals

Posted in Motorcycle collision,Uncategorized on June 3, 2013

Two seperate motorcycle collisions over the weekend in Barbour County have sent three people to area hospitals.  The first collision occurred around 1:30 p.m. on Stringtown Road off of Route 92 in Belington.  Barbour County Sheriff, John Hawkins, said the collision occurred when a man driving a pickup truck pulled out in front of a… read more

Motorcycle Safety in West Virginia

Posted in Motorcycle collision,Uncategorized on May 6, 2013

Motorcycle collisions can be very serious and often deadly. As Spring comes into full gear and warm weather and nice days become more frequent, motorcycle enthusiasts are more visibile on our West Virginia roads.   Here are some safety tips for motorcyclists from the US Department of Transportation: WATCH THE NO-ZONES Never hang out in a… read more