Motorcycles are an exciting and cost-saving method of transportation, and many people in Alaska try to enjoy the great outdoors on a bike as much as possible. Bike clubs are springing up everywhere in which like-minded riders of all ages get together to take weekend trips and enjoy the scenery of our great state as it can only be appreciated from a motorcycle. However, as much fun as motorcycle riding can be, there is a darker side to this enjoyable activity: an accident can not only cause the rider and passengers greater injury than other crashes, but the rider is more likely to be blamed for the accident than drivers of other vehicles.
Motorcycle crashes are one of the leading causes of serious injury and death in vehicle accidents. When adjusted for population, motorcycle crashes are 29 times more likely to be fatal for the rider or passenger than car crashes, according to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration. Additionally, one out of every hundred motorcycle riders is … Read more