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Police say motorcyclist killed by trucker watching Steelers game

Smartphones are very common in Pennsylvania and many people own them. They have made life much more convenient and allow people to communicate much easier. However, this convenience can be very dangerous while people are driving. If people are texting, reading emails, checking their GPS, looking at a website or doing many other things, they are not watching the road and could easily cause an accident.

Pennsylvanians should focus on motorcycle safety this May

People in Pennsylvania have certainly noticed that the weather is finally getting warmer. People will be getting outside more and more. This includes people who will be out riding their motorcycles on the roads. So, as the number of motorcycles on the roads increases, it is important to remind the other drivers on the roads to watch out for them to avoid motorcycle accidents. That is why the month of May has been designated National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month.

Pennsylvania offers new motorcycle program to improve safe riding

Spring is arriving in Pennsylvania. The temperatures will be rising, the grass is turning green and leaves will return to the trees. More people will start being able to enjoy the outdoors again. There are many things to do outside when the temperatures rise. One of these activities is riding motorcycles. As the temperatures continue to rise, more and more motorcycles will be on the roads, and all drivers need to drive safely to protect these riders.

Many riders are in motorcycle accidents every year

As the weather turns colder there are fewer motorcyclists on Pennsylvania roads, but they are still out there. That means that other motorists on the road need to stay vigilant in looking out for them and avoid causing motorcycle accidents. These accidents may not cause much damage to the drivers of the cars and trucks, but they can cause catastrophic injuries to the riders on the motorcycles. Many times the riders' lives will never be the same afterwards.

Tips on how drivers can avoid accidents with motorcycles

When motorcycles are involved in crashes, the riders are particularly vulnerable to catastrophic injuries due to the lack of protections offered by the motorcycle.So, the other drivers on the road need to be extra careful when driving to avoid causing motorcycle accidents.

Common ways that motorcycle accidents occur

Summer is winding down in Pennsylvania, but it is still warm enough to get out and ride motorcycles. So, many motorcyclists are still on the roads and will be until fall turns into winter. It is important that other motorists are still aware of motorcycles and look for them when they are on the roads. Motorcycle accidents can be very devastating for the motorcyclists and cause catastrophic injuries.

Police investigating what caused a fatal motorcycle accident

Many people in Pennsylvania own motorcycles and like to enjoy them during these warm summer months. The freedom many motorcycle riders love can also lead to safety concerns as well. Many cars and trucks are not looking for motorcycles or do not see them when they are making turns or changing lanes. This can lead to motorcycle accidents, which can be very devastating for the motorcyclists who have little to protect themselves from the road and other hazards around the roads.

We represent victims of motorcycle accidents

A previous post on this blog gave motorists in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, helpful tips on driving around motorcycles. Being on guard is important, especially since motorcycle riders do not have protection and are likely to get seriously injured in a collision. Moreover, a motorcycle is prone to tipping during a sudden maneuver, so even a near miss can be serious or even deadly.

With summer here, drivers need to be on guard for motorcyclists

As many residents of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, know, summer is a time where drivers see many motorcyclists on the road. While those who ride motorcycles are still expected to follow traffic laws, other drivers are also legally expected to use appropriate caution around motorcycles. Especially given the fact that motorcycle riders do not have a lot of protection, a driver's not being careful can cause motorcycle accidents that lead to serious injuries.

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