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Delayed-Onset Traumatic Brain Injury Following Motorcycle Accidents

Delayed-Onset Traumatic Brain Injury Following Motorcycle Accidents

Delayed-Onset Traumatic Brain Injury Following Motorcycle Accidents – When someone is involved in a serious accident, there are a lot of injuries that a person could sustain. While there is always a risk of a crash regardless of the type of vehicle involved, those who ride a motorcycle are at an increased risk of serious injury. According to information that was published by the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA):

  • In 2015, more than 5,000 people were killed while riding a motorcycle.

Folsom Motorcycle Collision

Folsom Motorcycle Collision

Folsom Motorcycle Collision – A Folsom motorcycle collision occurred on October 5 involving an SUV, which sent the 84-year-old motorcyclist to a nearby hospital with major injuries. The accident occurred on southbound East Bidwell and Oak Avenue Parkway around 6:20 in the morning, according to a spokesman for the Folsom Police Department. It was reported that the SUV driver stayed at the scene of the accident and was cooperating with police.

Folsom Motorcycle Collision Details

First Time Motorcyclist Crashes into Antioch House

First Time Motorcyclist Crashes into Antioch House

First Time Motorcyclist Crashes into Antioch House. On the afternoon of Sunday, September 30, 2018, a motorcyclist sustained critical injuries after crashing into a house in Antioch. Medical personnel was requested at the scene of the accident and transferred the injured male to a hospital for treatment. No one else was involved or injured in the crash. Emergency response teams requested a medical helicopter to the accident site, but it was later canceled by additional units. The man was taken to an unidentified health center via ambulance. His injuries were described as major, but he is expected to make a full recovery. Antioch police are investigating the accident.

Motorcycle Accident Details

Sacramento Common Motorcycle Accidents

Sacramento Common Motorcycle Accidents

Sacramento Common Motorcycle Accidents – There are different types of common motorcycle accidents, and being aware of what they are is one way to avoid them. Although motorists are urged to watch out for motorcycles on the road, motorcyclists carry the burden of staying safe when they are out and about riding their bike. Let’s take a look at some of Sacramento’s most common motorcycle accidents, and explore ways to avoid them.

Sacramento Common Motorcycle Accidents and Left Turns

Sacramento Motorcycle Lane Splitting

Sacramento Motorcycle Lane Splitting

Sacramento Motorcycle Lane Splitting – As local residents know, motorcycle lane splitting in Sacramento is legal, as it is throughout the rest of California. Since lane splitting has been around for about two years, safety guidelines have been issued by the California Highway Patrol that can help both motorcycle riders and vehicle drivers to make the roads safer for everyone.

Driver Responsibility in Motorcycle Lane Splitting

Reproductive Injuries Following Motorcycle Accidents 

Reproductive Injuries Following Motorcycle Accidents 

Reproductive Injuries Following Motorcycle Accidents  – Many people enjoy the light nature of a motorcycle, fuel efficiency, and freedom that it provides. However, bikes are far less stable than a motor vehicle, and this places a rider at serious risk if a motorcycle accident occurs. Some of the statistics regarding motorcycle accidents that have been published by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) include:

  • Helmets can reduce the risk of a serious traumatic brain injury by close to 60 percent of the time and can reduce the risk of death by close to 40 percent.

Spinal Cord Clot Following Motorcycle Accidents

Spinal Cord Clot Following Motorcycle Accidents

Spinal Cord Clot Following Motorcycle Accidents – There are many different forms of transportation, and many people elect to ride a motorcycle. For some people, it is the fuel efficiency. Others may enjoy the feeling of freedom that comes with riding a motorcycle. Regardless, it is essential to understand the risks that come with riding a bike. According to statistics from the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA):

  • In 2015, there were close to 5,000 people killed in a motorcycle accident. This is close to a 10 percent increase from the number in 2014.

Safe Motorcycle Riding Strategies

Safe Motorcycle Riding Strategies

Safe Motorcycle Riding Strategies – While people most think that motorcycle accidents happen on the freeway or on a twisty mountain road, that is not the case. A motorcycle accident usually occurs closer to home. According to the 1981 study, Motorcycle Accident Cause Factors and Identification of Counter Measures, 90 percent of all motorcycle accidents happen in the city or suburbs, and 74% of those crashes are with passenger cars.

Strategies to Avoid Accidents with Cars

Motorcycle Accident Causes

Motorcycle Accident Causes

Motorcycle Accident Causes – The world of motorcycles is an interesting place, and while watching people perform tricks, flips, and various entertainment stunts are exciting, there are also serious motorcycle accidents that can result from these tricks. Furthermore, motorcycle accidents often occur on the open road and may result in serious injuries. According to some of the statistics that have been published by the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NTHSA):

  • About 72 out of ever 100,000 motorcycles was involved in a fatal crash, which is about six times the rate of cars.

Motorcycle Accident Helmet Use 

Motorcycle Accident Helmet Use

Motorcycle Accident Helmet Use – There are many reasons why people ride motorcycles which include recreation, transportation, enjoyment, and comfort level. While motorcycles serve numerous purposes, they are also at high risk of causing injuries if someone is involved in an accident. According to statistics that have been published by the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA):

  • About 40 percent of those who were killed while riding a motorcycle in 2013 were under the influence of alcohol at the time of the accident.

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