Motorcycle Accident

What Are the Requirements for a Motorcycle License in Ohio?

by NPHM | June 22nd, 2020

From the thrill of experiencing the open road on two wheels, to zipping around town on a highly fuel-efficient and easily parked vehicle, there are many perks to riding a motorcycle. The biggest drawback, of course, is the risks that riders face every time they ride. Motorcyclists are 28 times more likely to die in […]

How to Be Seen by Other Drivers While Riding Your Motorcycle

by NPHM | June 15th, 2020

As a motorcyclist, you face many hazards on Ohio’s roadways. Slick asphalt, potholes, fallen tree branches, loose gravel, and even animals crossing the road can all result in serious and potentially life-threatening accidents and injuries. But there’s no greater threat to riders than drivers in cars, trucks, and SUVs who don’t pay attention to their […]

How to Choose the Right Motorcycle Gear

by NPHM | June 8th, 2020

Motorcycles are inherently dangerous. Unlike cars, trucks, and SUVs, they have few safety features to protect riders. Because of that lack of safety features, motorcyclists face significantly increased risks of suffering serious and even fatal injuries during crashes. The stats don’t lie. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that nearly 5,000 motorcyclists lost their […]

What Is Ohio’s Lane Splitting Law for Motorcyclists?

by NPHM | June 1st, 2020

Ohio law doesn’t specifically ban or condone lane splitting or lane filtering by motorcyclists. However, that doesn’t mean there’s no risk of a ticket involved. Motorcyclists who lane-split may be at risk of receiving citations for other related offenses, such as improper lane changes or failure to maintain a lane. In addition, Ohio law says […]

The Most Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

by NPHM | April 20th, 2020

Maybe you’ve heard that motorcyclists are 27 times more likely to die in a crash than other motorists. Or perhaps you’ve heard that around 90,000 people are injured in motorcycle accidents every year in the U.S. Though these statistics are widely shared, it can seem like too little attention is given to why motorcycle crashes […]

What to Expect: Motorcycle Accident Claims

by NPHM | July 30th, 2019

If you were recently injured on your motorcycle, you may be facing an uphill battle in two ways. First, your injuries may be severe and leave you unable to work for a significant amount of time. That’s because motorcycles’ lack of safety features leave even the most well-equipped riders vulnerable during accidents. Second, the insurance […]

3 Tips for Staying Safe on Your Motorcycle This Spring

by NPHM | May 29th, 2019

There’s no better time to enjoy a motorcycle ride through Ohio than spring. But because you’re sharing the road with other vehicles, it’s important to be aware of the dangers you might face when you travel on two wheels. Drivers aren’t always on the lookout for motorcyclists, and when you don’t ride defensively, you may […]

Motorcycles and Spring Do Not Have to be a Fatal Combination

by Staff | May 6th, 2014

Not quite sure at this point if Spring will ever come to Northeast Ohio. But when it does we can be sure to see the re-emergence of motorcycles on the roadways and highways. Statistically this can be a problem for the avid motorcyclist and the inattentive driver. According to statistics reported by the U.S. Department […]

Helmets, Motorcycles & The Right To Choose

by David M. Paris | July 11th, 2011

I began riding motorcycles 44 years ago at the age of 15. It’s one of those activities that I hope I can do for many years to come. I didn’t always wear a helmet. To be honest, I loved the feeling of the air blowing in my face and through my hair. Ohio used to […]