With summer approaching, warm weather and vacation time will be plenty of reason for more Americans to hit the roadways, including those who choose to travel on two wheels. During the summer months, North Carolina and other neighboring states see an influx of motorcycle riders, some of whom are passing through on long road trips, attending local bike rallies and motorcycle events, or simply enjoying the warm weather on the open road. However you choose to enjoy your time on your bike, our legal team at The Law Offices of Jason E. Taylor wants you to remember that safety should always be the primary focus.
If you or a loved one are a motorcycle enthusiast or enjoy getting out on your bike from time to time, you are well aware of the risks riders face. In fact, motorcyclists are among the most vulnerable people on public roads and highways, simply because they have no protection to shield them during collisions, including collisions with motorists who cause preventable wrecks as a result of their negligence or wrongful acts.
Because you can’t rely on others to operate their vehicles safely at all times, all riders who plan on hitting the road this summer should remind themselves of a few importing riding tips: