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Required Motorcycle Equipment: What Florida Residents Should Know

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Get into any car in America today and you will see some common items; Seatbelts, airbags, headlights, and horns are just a few examples of safety features that are so important that they are required by law to be included in vehicles in order to reduce the risk of personal injury to the driver… Read More »

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Motorcycle Safety Laws in Florida: What Riders Should Know

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Anyone who owns a motorcycle can tell you that the rush of riding is unlike anything else one can experience.  However, due to a motorcycle’s inherent design, the risks for personal injury are much higher relative to a typical passenger car. With its postcard views of the ocean and year-round temperate climate, Florida is… Read More »

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Should You Wear a Helmet While Motorcycling in Florida?

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There is nothing more freeing than riding a motorcycle on a beautiful day. And what state sees more of those warm, sunny days than The Sunshine State? As such, Florida makes for the ideal place to ride a motorcycle practically all year round. However, it is important to know exactly what the law is… Read More »

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How You Can Stay Safe On The Road as a Motorcyclist

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In 2017 alone, 5,172 people tragically lost their lives while riding a motorcycle. Despite its dangers however, people still continue to buy and ride motorcycles. This is largely because the adrenaline and thrill motorcycles bring is a big part of its attractiveness. If you are someone who owns a motorcycle but wants to stay… Read More »

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Motorcycle Helmets: Does Not Wearing a Helmet Decrease My Compensation?

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Many Motorcyclists Wonder If Their Choice to Not Wear a Helmet Will Impact Their Claim As a motorcyclist in Florida, you have the option to ride with or without a helmet if you are 21 or older. Many motorcyclists choose to use this option, and prefer to ride without a helmet, but they may… Read More »

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Moped/Motor Scooter Collisions

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Mopeds (also known as motor scooters) have become a popular method of transportation here in Florida, where moped use is increasing at one of the fastest rates in the nation according to The Motor Scooter Report. There are few other modes of transportation that are as economical, efficient, and fun as riding a moped…. Read More »

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Motorcycle Crashes: The Myth of the “Blind Spot”

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It is no secret that riding a motorcycle is more dangerous than driving a car. In fact, motorcyclists are 27 times more likely to die per mile ridden than passenger car occupants, according to the Insurance Information Institute. While even the smallest cars and pickups have roll cages, seat belts, and protection in the… Read More »

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Treating Severe Road Rash Following a Motorcycle Crash

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The average car driver might assume that motorcyclists wear leather for looks or to appear tough, but leather jackets and pants serve a much more important function than making a fashion statement—leather and other protective riding gear protects motorcyclists from road rash in the event of a crash, as proven by research published in… Read More »

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Motorcycle Safety Tips for Riders in Florida

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Given the temperate climate here in Florida, it’s no surprise that riding a motorcycle is a year-round activity. Unfortunately, when an accident occurs, it can result in serious injuries given that motorcycle riders have little protection. Even motorcyclists who wear helmets and protective gear are no match for the impact with a vehicle, or… Read More »

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Frequently Asked Questions After an Orlando Motorcycle Accident

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If you’ve been injured in a motorcycle accident, having to deal with the aftermath can feel overwhelming. You are likely in a lot of pain, perhaps even still in the hospital. Your motorcycle is damaged, and you can’t work. You may feel like the world is against you, but that’s not the case. The… Read More »

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