Motorcycle Accidents Archives

Speeding and motorcycle collisions

Motorcyclists have to watch out for many risk factors on the road, from poor road conditions as a result of ice to drunk drivers. Speeding is a major concern when it comes to motorcycle crashes, and many motorcyclists have been hurt or even killed as a result of high speeds. Whether a motorcyclist goes over the speed limit or they are struck by a driver who is speeding, these accidents can be especially perilous at high speeds. Sadly, this behavior will undoubtedly result in even more fatalities and injuries in the coming months.

Are you ready to ride your motorcycle with a passenger?

Riding with a motorcycle passenger in New Jersey is usually a lot of fun for both people. However, a passenger also adds some extra challenges and safety considerations. It is important to familiarize yourself with the nuances. Fortunately, the right knowledge will help you be ready to take your friend or loved one along on rides.

Your awareness can prevent motorcycle collisions

When you are busy driving, it may be easy for your mind to wander as you begin thinking about where you are going or what you are doing in the coming hours. Even more distracting can be things like passengers talking, your phone alerting you to a new message or even your decision to eat lunch while driving. Staying alert is incredibly important for your own protection, as well as that of other motorists, particularly those who are on motorcycles which may be more difficult to see. At Escandon, Fernicola, Anderson & Covelli, we are aware of the dangers of riding a motorcycle in New Jersey. 

Why are motorcyclists more likely to be injured in an accident?

Whether as a means of transportation or strictly as a recreational vehicle, a motorcycle offers you benefits that cars and trucks simply cannot provide. However, if you choose to ride a motorcycle in New Jersey, you also face a greater risk of death or injury in the event of an accident than those who drive other motor vehicles.

Keeping yourself and your passenger safe on a motorcycle

You have recently purchased a brand-new motorcycle and are anticipating the many adventures you will have cruising the open roads of New Jersey. One of the aspects of owning your own bike that you are most excited about is being able to take passengers out to experience the thrill of biking. At Escandon, Fernicola, Anderson & Covelli, we are experienced with the risks that motorcyclists face. 

Learning these motorcycle riding tips can keep you safer

You have recently invested in a new motorcycle; a dream of yours for many years. Now, you are learning how to use your bike, which requires practice to get familiar with the way it drives, its power level and how it feels on different roadways. At Escandon, Fernicola, Anderson & Covelli, we have helped many people in New Jersey who have been injured in motorcycle accidents and hope to help educate people on what they can do to stay safer on their ride. 

Safety tips for new motorcycle riders

New motorcyclists in New Jersey are no doubt eager to get on the road for the first time. However, safety should always be on the mind of new riders, especially when they are in the process of building their skill set. To make certain you have the tools they need to remain protected, Consumer Reports offers the following tips.

Can you plan ahead to avoid distracted driving?

If you have to commute to your job each day in New Jersey, you have probably encountered times where the temptation to multitask while driving is quite appealing. You may even feel justified with your decision if the road around you is not busy or if you are confident in your ability to maintain attention on the road. However, distracted driving is deadly and even the simplest of tasks can create a major danger. Fortunately, there are proactive things you can do to lessen your temptation to drive distracted. 

Will my motorcycle helmet make me safer on the road?

Allenhurst motorcycle riders should always think safety, and one important component to preserving your life while riding your bike on a New Jersey highway is finding the right motorcycle helmet. But how can you be sure your helmet will provide the proper protection and not hamper your performance on your bike? suggests a few ways to evaluate a helmet when you seek to buy one.

How you can stay safe from common hazards when cycling

You have dreamt of getting a motorcycle for quite some time now and have recently made your first purchase. Aside from your bike looking sleek and providing promising adventure, you are excited to begin learning about how your motorcycle functions and what kind of power it has. At Escandon, Fernicola, Anderson & Covelli, we are familiar with the potential risks and hazards faced by motorcyclists in New Jersey.

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