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Different Types of Motorcycles Suit Different Needs

Have you ever wondered about the different types of motorcycles out on the road?  Maybe you are considering taking a motorcycle safety course, getting licensed, and purchasing a two-wheeled vehicle.  There are many different types to choose from.  Below is a breakdown of the various types of motorbikes available on the market.

Crash Involving Multiple Vehicles in North Highlands Injures Motorcyclist

On July 9, a motorcycle rider suffered a major injury in a collision along Interstate 80 eastbound in North Highlands. The collision happened near the Watt Avenue exit ramp around 4:47 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). It occurred after the motorcyclist rear-ended another vehicle during a multiple-vehicle crash. Following the collision, the motorcyclist was discovered lying in the number four lane, and two additional lanes were blocked.

The Most Common Injuries in Motorcycle Accidents

When it comes to riding a motorcycle, safety always needs to come first. While motorcycle safety gear is designed to protect every part of the body, some injuries are more likely than others. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a report detailing the most common injuries that someone might sustain in a motorcycle accident. Over an eight-year period, the CDC studied more than 1.2 million people who sought medical care following a motorcycle collision. The researchers went through the medical records of these individuals and divided the injuries by location on the body. The results will help everyone understand which body parts are most vulnerable to harm in a motorcycle accident.

California Motorcycle Events in January 2020

Calling all motorcyclists in the state of California! The new year brings new adventures, new challenges, and endless new journeys, and this is especially the case for motorcyclists. In just the first month of the new year, there are poker runs, general rides, bike nights, and motorcycle races taking place all throughout California. Whether it’s been a while since you rode your bike or whether you just got off it this morning, you owe it to yourself to find time for some of the upcoming January 2020 motorcycle events in California.

Severe Rib Fracture

An extrapleural hematoma is a severe complication that can develop following a blunt chest injury that leads to a rib fracture. Individuals can sustain a direct chest injury in a variety of ways. One of the most common is in a motorcycle accident or a car accident, where someone strikes the steering wheel or dashboard. Blunt chest injuries can also be seen in physical assaults or certain contact sports. Major impacts from blunt chest injuries can lead to a rib fracture, which might cause an extrapleural hematoma.

Common Motorcycle Defects 

Motorcycle defects have the potential to lead to severe accidents. Every part of the motorcycle needs to do its job properly. If anything goes wrong with the engine, brakes, headlights, or handlebars, it can cause someone to lose control of the motorbike. This can lead to a major accident.

Experiencing Pain During a Motorcycle Ride

Feeling pain while riding a motorcycle is a serious issue. If someone suffers a sudden cramp while riding a motorcycle, he or she might have trouble controlling the bike. This might cause a severe collision that might have otherwise been avoided. Some of the most common motorcycle riding pains include a hand cramp, back spasms, and leg pain.

Dangerous Motorcycle Modifications 

Motorcycles are great for both transportation and recreation, and many riders like to take steps to make their ride unique. While there are many ways to personalize a motorcycle, modifications can be dangerous and may threaten the safety of not only the rider but also other people on the road. For this reason, everyone needs to understand the dangers of motorcycle modifications. There are a few standard modifications that can place the rider in harm’s way.

Monthly Rental Mopeds Hit Sacramento Streets

A new San Francisco startup company is extending its operations to the streets of Sacramento, where it will be offering electric mopeds for monthly rental. The company behind the new scooters is Zebra Inc., and they began delivering their vehicles to Sacramento customers in early November.

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