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Motorcyclists who ride between lanes may actually be safer

Many New Jersey drivers have witnessed motorcyclists who drive between lanes of traffic, a practice known as lane splitting, and questioned how safe it is. Surprisingly, one study found that when motorcyclists are navigating a congested road, splitting lanes may actually keep them safer according to Cycle World.

What are some types of common motorcycle accident injuries?

If you ride a motorcycle in Monmouth County, safety is likely a very important issue for you. However, even if you take all the proper precautions and wear all of the appropriate protective gear, accidents still happen. In the event that you are involved in a crash while riding your motorcycle, you are more likely to incur certain kinds of injuries according to RideApart.

Trucking accident in Elizabeth injures 3 and kills 1

Drivers in New Jersey often have no choice but to share the state’s busy roads and highways with large tractor trailers. Unfortunately, that means accidents involving trucks and much smaller passenger vehicles sometimes occur. Due to the difference in size, these collisions often have serious consequences for the occupants of the other vehicles.

How to protect yourself from drunk drivers while walking

When you are walking, you feel in control of the situation and know your path. However, if a vehicle hops a curb, swerves suddenly or speeds through an intersection, you may not be able to react quickly enough. This can result in serious injuries, and in some cases, fatalities.

In what ways can my insurance help me after an accident?

If you get into a car accident in Monmouth County, you may already know that you need to report the accident to your car insurance company. The liability portion of your policy will cover damage to any other cars and if you have comprehensive coverage, it will cover your car for any damages. The only out pocket cost you will likely incur is the cost of your deductible. However, according to USA Today, your insurance policy may cover things and circumstances beyond the obvious ones that come to mind.

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