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Five Motorcycle Safety Tips that Can Save Your Life

Experienced motorcycle riders understand the importance of safety. They know that there is a fine line between a lovely day of riding with your buddies and a terminal injury. Though there’s been an increased level of publicity regarding motorcycle safety in recent years, the majority of motorists are still naive when it comes to this subject. Unless you are a seasoned biker, you may not know the importance of a few basic safety tips when riding. The first and foremost, you must look out for yourself while on a motorcycle or even a bicycle. Don’t expect motorists to watch out for you and maintain a safe distance. It’s up to you as the rider to be proactive. Below, we go over five more safety tips that could save your life someday:

  1. Wear a helmet. Though it isn’t a law in Texas, it can certainly save you from receiving a serious, life threatening head injury in case of an accident. Choose a well-constructed helmet that provides ultimate protection for your brain.
  2. Get professional training. If you are young or inexperienced, spend a little money getting lessons from a trained expert. You may think you know what you’re doing, but there’s so much to learn from professionals and these lessons could save your life one day.
  3. Never drink and drive! This should go without saying and yet many bike owners think it’s okay to go out drinking with their buddies and then ride their motorcycle home when they are actually so drunk they can barely walk.
  4. Stay alert while riding. Always keep an eye on the traffic around you. Don’t allow yourself to get distracted. You can sometimes just see that certain drivers have no idea that there’s a motorcycle in the next lane. If they don’t realize you are there, the likelihood of pulling right over into you increases.
  5. Maintain your bike. Keep your motorcycle or bicycle in excellent working condition. Don’t ride it if you have bald tires or steering problems. Certain types of mechanical issues can greatly curtail your ability to control the bike.

If you or someone you know has been in a motorcycle accident, then you may need a skilled Texas personal injury lawyer. Zinda Law Group PLLC offers professional legal advice to those who have been injured after a crash. Often, those involved in accidents like this have many questions. Plus, they may have mounting medical bills and loss of wages. When determining fault regarding a motorcycle injury, there are many considerations. For instance, if the road wasn’t maintained properly by the city, then you may have legal grounds for a law suit. Sometimes injuries to motorcycle riders occur when a truck in front of them loses part of its load. If dirt, gravel, landscaping materials or even building materials fly out of the back of the truck in front of you, then you can be seriously injured. Zinda Law Gropu has been helping Texans with legal assistance for many years. This Texas personal injury law firm understands the intricacies of Texas law when it comes to motorcycle accidents. They will do a full investigation of all the facts of the case and assist you if you should want or need to move forward with legal action. Call the professional attorneys at Zinda Law Group today if you need help or have questions. The call is free and it can help you understand your legal rights and make informed decisions if you’ve been injured in a motorcycle accident.

Where Zinda Law Group Practices:

We were founded in Texas and have a team of Austin personal injury lawyers as well as attorneys in Dallas and Fort Worth.

 As we’ve grown we expanded out west to El Paso, Texas subsequently into Arizona adding Tucson Personal Injury Lawyers to the firm, as well as adding offices in Colorado including Denver Personal Injury Lawyers and the surrounding cities such as Colorado Springs.

Types of Cases We Handle:

We also have a team of attorneys that have experience serious injury cases such as car accidents, wrongful death and truck accidents.   We also have experience handling more complex cases such as gas explosions and drug injury cases, such as the Taxotere® Lawsuits.



 

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