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Sacramento Motorcycle Collision on State Route 99

A Sacramento motorcycle collision that led to serious injuries on State Route 99 happened on May 10 at about 1:25 p.m. It occurred just south of the 12th Avenue off-ramp. According to a California Highway Patrol (CHP) representative, it involved a white Jeep and a motorcycle. The Jeep was said to be changing lanes when the collision occurred. The injured party was transported by ambulance to the UC Davis Medical Center for further evaluation and treatment. The accident was said to be causing a traffic hazard immediately after it happened. The CHP is currently investigating the accident. However, at this time there is no word about who was at fault.

Top Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

The causes of motorcycle accidents are varied. They range from the lack of stability inherent in a two-wheel vehicle to the speed these motorcycles are capable of reaching. Motorcyclists suffer many injuries due to the lack of structural protection unlike drivers of other motor vehicles. Yet, with all these problems, motorcycles also provide some of the best tools needed to avoid accidents. For example, they possess powerful brakes, maneuverability, and superb tires. The biker is able to see around him in a way that is envied by motorists with an obstructed view of the road. Bikers also have the ability to outwit the causes of motorcycle accidents with their skills and knowledge of how to avoid dangerous situations. Let’s look at the top causes of motorcycle accidents and what to do if they occur.

National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is asking motorists and bike riders to share the road. The CHP is using a $625,000 grant to help riders stay safe. Events through their Get Educated and Ride Safe (GEARS) program will work on promoting motorcycle safety. It’s time to make sure your motorcycle is in tip-top shape and to polish your skills as a rider. In celebration of motorcycle safety, motorists also need to play their part. Let’s take an in-depth look at motorcycle use and what you need to do to ride safely.

Motorcycle Accident Injury in Sacramento

A Sacramento motorcycle accident injury happened along Gold Express Drive on March 16 that resulted in serious harm to the rider. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the accident occurred shortly before 8:00 in the morning along eastbound Gold Express Drive just west of Gold Meadow Way. The area is located near Fair Oaks and north of the Lincoln Highway. It occurred when a black motorcycle was involved in a collision with a Hyundai. The roadway was blocked for a short time by the crash. The CHP did not report what hospital the rider was transported to, nor was there any information on what caused the accident.

The MAIDS Report on Motorcycle Accidents

People rely on many different modes of transportation to get from place to place. Whether it is going to work, attending school, or running errands around town, it is vital for everyone to get from place to place safely. While many people rely on cars to do this, some choose to ride motorcycles. Whether it is a comfort issue, a cost issue, or simply a personal preference, bikes are common. Unfortunately, the same is true of motorcycle accidents. Furthermore, these collisions are more common than many people might think. According to statistics that have been published by the Insurance Information Institute (III):

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 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.

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):

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):

Sacramento Motorcycle Accident Safety

Sacramento Motorcycle Accident Safety

Sacramento Motorcycle Accident Safety – When it comes to Sacramento motorcycle accident safety, riders are more than aware that riding a bike, although enjoyable and cost-saving, can be dangerous. Taking care to ride defensively can help, as well as educating drivers of motor vehicles. However, there are many other ways that a motorcyclist can improve their chances if they are involved in a collision, whether with a motorist or in a single-vehicle accident.