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Motorcycle Wrecks Archives

Should you lay down your bike?

Tennessee motorcyclists like you can get into some sticky situations on the road. You may have heard the advice to "lay down your bike" before, meaning turning your bike to the side and sliding across the ground in order to avoid a direct collision with something else. But is this actually a good move?

Do Motorcycle Helmets Save Lives?

pMotorcycleRider_Dollarphotoclub_818740-240x161.jpgAccording to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), motorcycle helmets significantly reduce the risk for serious head injury and death in motorcycle accidents. A recent report reveals that the NHTSA estimates that approximately 1,669 lives were saved by the use of motorcycle helmets in 2014 alone. For motorcycle operators, helmet use is estimated to be 37 percent effective at preventing deadly injuries in the event of a crash, and 41 percent effective for passengers of motorcycles.

What Riders Should Know About Motorcycle Crashes

Riders swear by the freedom they feel as they cruise down the road atop their two-wheeled machines. While many enjoy riding their motorcycles for both work and pleasure, the reality is that motorcycles can be inherently dangerous to ride. Each year, thousands of cyclists are injured or killed when a pleasure ride turns into a nightmare.

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