Motorcycle enthusiasts in New Orleans and other areas of Louisiana will be out on the open roads after the cold and wet weather of recent months. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says bikers need to be more coordinated and skillful than vehicle operators because they ride on only two wheels and have none of the protection automobile drivers have. However, their skills alone will not protect them because every year, negligent motorists cause many motorcycle accidents.
Unusual circumstances can lead to unusual accidents. Unusual accidents can be confusing for victims to sort through the aftermath of insurance claims and workers' compensation when an injury on the job occurs. Four Louisiana deputies suffered personal injury after participating in a motorcycle escort for President Trump.
A 30-year-old woman is in custody following an accident that claimed the life of a motorcyclist on the early morning of Feb. 2. Motorcycle accidents of this type are often fatal, and therefore are carefully reviewed by Louisiana law enforcement. So far, the woman faces multiple charges, including vehicular homicide, but no court date has been publicly announced at this time.
Although motorcycles are smaller than other vehicles and thus more difficult to spot, drivers still have a duty to watch out for oncoming bikes before making a left turn. Those who turn into the path of a rider can create an unfortunate scenario, as motorcycle accidents run a greater risk of proving deadly. A woman has been arrested and is now facing multiple charges following a recent crash that killed one person and left another with severe injuries in Louisiana.
Drivers who fail to yield the right of way to a motorcycle can create dangerous situations that may leave riders with insufficient time to react and avoid a collision. Although motorcycle accidents can take place under a multitude of scenarios, left turn collisions continue to be a major concern for riders across the nation. A 34-year-old man has died following a recent collision involving a motor vehicle and a motorcycle in Louisiana.
A recent collision between a motorcycle and car has reportedly claimed the life of a 40-year-old woman in Louisiana. Many motorcycle accidents occur when another vehicle fails to yield the right-of-way and the results of a similar incident can be calamitous. Riders who encounter such negligence may find it difficult to maneuver by a motor vehicle, and they could end up suffering the consequences.
For motorcycle riders, few instances may be as hazardous as when an oncoming vehicle makes a sudden left turn. Riders may have insufficient time to respond to a similar maneuver, and motorcycle accidents involving unexpected turns far too commonly prove fatal. A 39-year-old man has died in a recent collision in which a vehicle turned left into the path of his motorcycle in Louisiana.
Many individuals that choose to travel via motorcycle may consider it imperative to take measures to prepare for the open road. However, even with all the necessary safety gear equipped, motorcycle accidents may have a significant chance of leaving a rider with serious or fatal injuries. A recent accident involving a vehicle and motorcycle has reportedly claimed the life of an off-duty police officer in Louisiana.
Whether as a primary means of transportation, or for the sense of freedom they provide, many individuals choose to travel to and from their destinations on a motorcycle. Unfortunately, a similar mode of travel also comes with its inherent risks, and with the lack of protective barriers provided by other vehicles, the possible risk of suffering serious harm in motorcycle accidents is ever-present. A 24-year-old man was killed in a accident in Louisiana after his bike was truck by a motor vehicle.
Motorcycles are inherently smaller than other motor vehicles and are thus more difficult to spot out on the road. This decrease in visibility could pose a threat to the safety of many bikers, as motorcycle accidents can be dangerous and run a higher chance of ending in serious or fatal injuries. A recent collision between a vehicle and motorcycle in Louisiana has reportedly claimed the life of a 42-year-old man.