What Is Road Rash?

Motorcycle riders have a constant risk of developing road rash. If a car, truck, or other motorcycle strikes your bike, there’s a very good chance you’ll go down and slide along the hard asphalt. Any type of accident or collision can cause a motorcyclist to make contact with unforgiving road surfaces. These falls and slides…

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Understanding Motorcycle Antilock Brakes

If you ride a motorcycle, you know you have to stay alert and be prepared to brake suddenly. Because you’re nearly invisible to other motorists, you’re often cut off by cars with distracted drivers. You’re also much more vulnerable to potholes and other obstacles in the road, so when they appear suddenly in front of…

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States With Helmet Laws Have Fewer Motorcycle Deaths

At Kansas City Accident Injury Attorneys, we’re proud to stand up for the rights of motorcyclists and to represent bikers injured by the carelessness of other motorists. We’re bikers ourselves, so we understand the challenges and biases motorcyclists face out on the roads and in our courtrooms. However, after years of experience helping severely-injured bikers,…

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Man Hospitalized After Motorcycle Crash

Even when you are following the rules of the road, riding a motorcycle can be dangerous.  When you ignore the law and decide to do it your way, the chance for serious injury multiplies ten-fold.  Another prime example of what can happen when motorcyclists blatantly ignore traffic laws, occurred Saturday night in Lenexa, Kansas when…

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Moped and Scooter Safety in Kansas and Missouri

The popularity of mopeds and scooters continues to rise across the country, and so do the rates of accidents and fatalities. Offering an economical way to get from place to place, these slower, more stable versions of motorcycles are appealing to many people. However, it’s important that riders take the same safety precautions expected of…

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Motorcycle Safety Inspections Required in Missouri

The threat to motorcycle riders is very real. According to the Insurance Information Institute, nearly 5,000 motorcyclists were killed and 90,000 were injured in 2015. These crashes were often caused by other careless drivers or poor weather and road conditions, but biker deaths and injuries are also caused by factors within the rider’s control. Wearing…

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