Many motorcycle accidents on the road between passenger vehicles and motorcycles are the fault of the driver of the passenger vehicle. Even though it can be easy to show fault, knowing who was responsible won't heal injuries. There are some things motorcyclists do that can help prevent injuries. Helmets are one of those helpful tools that can prevent a collision from resulting in a fatality in some cases.
In the United States, there are over 30,000 people killed each year due to motor vehicle accidents. Because of this, work-related losses and medical costs have cost over $41 billion. Did you know that over half of all the costs are attributed to just 10 of the states? Fortunately, New Hampshire does not make the list, but that doesn't mean that it doesn't contribute.
Motorcycles can be dangerous on the roads in New Hampshire, because they don't offer the same protection as other vehicles. One of the most common issues that affects the public happens to be motor vehicle recalls, and this does also affect motorcyclists, a group already at risk of injury. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration or the manufacturers of the vehicles can recall the items.
In the summer months, motorcycles are often on the roadways. As a result, drivers do need to be more careful to prevent accidents. A woman from Massachusetts was recently injured in an accident that caused her to crash her motorcycle. The woman, a 44-year-old, had been riding her Yamaha motorcycle south on Route 30 when she collided with a car.