Increased awareness could prevent motorcycle accidents

Increased awareness regarding sharing the road may benefit motorcyclists in California. When automobiles, bicycles, and motorcycles share the same road, the people operating them tend to be in their own little worlds and may not be taking necessary precautions. The result is automobile, bicycle, and motorcycle accidents that could otherwise have been avoided. Some cities…

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Pedestrian accident risk increased by distracted walkers

Most people learn the rules of safely walking in the city as children, but evidence shows that residents of Missouri and across the country have largely forgotten safe pedestrian habits. It’s understood that texting and other uses of electronics are dangerous activities while driving, and mobile devices are increasingly shown to be dangerous when walking…

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Study uncovers factors affecting severity of motorcycle accidents

Bicycle lanes may be a novel concept to residents of New York, but the effectiveness of these lanes in reducing traffic accidents involving bicycles has been proven. In a recent study, however, researchers found that that lanes dedicated to cyclists do nothing to reduce the severity of such accidents. As with motorcycle accidents, those involving…

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