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The Importance of Wearing Motorcycle Helmets
Motorcycles are a source of transportation for thousands of Florida residents. Unfortunately, motorcyclists are at a higher risk of injury than are other motorists who have the benefit of seat belts, airbags, and thousands of pounds of steel to protect them from the road. In fact, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) estimates that… Read More »
10 Steps to Follow After a Motorcycle Crash
Florida is one of the best places to ride a motorcycle. The sunshine, the warm temperatures and clear stretches of road are the perfect storm for prime motorcycle conditions. Unfortunately, Florida has also seen a growing number of motorcycle accidents, and, as a result, injuries and fatalities, in the past decade. In 2013, 444… Read More »
Are Florida Motorcycle Helmet Laws Too Restrictive?
Some motorcyclists in Florida see the existing helmet laws as too restrictive because all riders under age 21 and passengers must wear approved headgear. However, riders of any age need to consider whether the transitory freedom of the wind in their hair is worth the loss of freedom and quality of life that results… Read More »