Are you a Kentucky resident considering buying a motorcycle for the first time? Or, are you a returning rider after a long sabbatical from motorcycles? Either way, safety should be on the top of your mind.
Consumer Reports offers 10 Safety Tips for New Riders:
- Don’t buy more bike than you can handle
- Invest in antilock brakes
- Use your head (riders without a helmet are 40% more likely to suffer fatal head injuries)
- Wear the right gear
- Be defensive (be extra alert…)
- Hone your skills
- Wear the right gear
- Avoid bad weather
- Watch for road hazards
- Be ready to roll (make sure your bike is in great riding condition)
Did you know that in 2014, there were 1,275 motorcycle injuries and 76 fatalities in Kentucky? Approximately half of those motorcycle crashes involve another motor vehicle.
Have you been involved in an accident while riding a motorcycle? Did the accidetn involve another vehicle? many times, a car or truck does not take the proper precautions while sharing the road with motorcycles.
If you experience a motorcycle accident in Kentucky, you need to contact an attorney. We specialize in helping victims of negligence.
The Louisville, Kentucky based Shelton Law Group is highly qualified to assist you if you or your loved one has been negligently injured. John R. Shelton of the Shelton Law Group is a Member of the Million & Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forums as well as the American Association for Justice. The Shelton Law Group represents clients throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the State of Tennessee, including the following Kentucky counties: Jefferson, Oldham, Shelby, Taylor, Bullitt, Nelson, Fayette, Warren, McCracken, Pike, Floyd, Boone and Campbell Counties. We will work tirelessly for you until your case is complete. Shelton Law Group’s winning track record of hundreds of successes and millions recovered will provide you with the confidence you need in your fight for your legal rights. We will finance your legal battle. You only pay us if we win. That’s because we work on a contingency fee basis. We believe this is the fairest approach. Why should you pay for something that doesn’t benefit you? Contact the Shelton Law Group today. Call 1-888-761-7204 to speak with a lawyer for free today. At the Shelton Law Group – we take your case personally.