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Do you have to wear a helmet on a motorcycle in North Carolina?

You have never enjoyed wearing a helmet on a motorcycle. Before moving to North Carolina, you lived in a state where helmets were optional. You usually opted not to wear it and never had a problem, so now you're wondering if you can make the same decision in North Carolina.

Do motorcycles deserve their dangerous reputation?

If you ask the average person if it's more dangerous to ride in a car or ride a motorcycle, he or she is likely going to pick the motorcycle. They have a reputation not just for fast top speeds and excitement, but for increasing the odds that a person will be injured or killed in an accident. Is this reputation warranted?

Tips for safe motorcycle riding in the spring months

Spring is drawing closer every day, and it's a dangerous season for motorcycle riders. Drivers often forget about motorcycles in the colder months of the year, and they'll forget how to drive safely around them. Accidents can spike when both parties are not careful.

What does a basic motorcycle rider course offer?

If you are interested in learning how to ride a motorcycle you should consider enrolling in a basic rider course. These courses are available all over the Wilson, North Carolina, area. They are meant to teach both novice and experienced riders different techniques and safety procedures. So, what does a basic motorcycle rider course offer? Let's take a look at some of the exercises taught in one of these classes.

Explaining motorcycle insurance coverage options

If you've finally decided it's time to buy a motorcycle,then you should know and understand the types of motorcycle insurance coverage options available. Having insurance coverage for your motorcycle is required by law, just like it is for a car, truck, van or any other motor vehicle. Today, we will discuss the various motorcycle insurance coverage options in North Carolina.

Man faces charges for the death of 21-year-old motorcyclist

One of the most dangerous situations for a motorcyclist occurs when a driver makes a left turn and cuts off the motorcyclist's path. At that point, the motorcyclist has very few options to avoid a collision. Sometimes, they can lay down their motorcycles, but this can lead to crushing injuries and road rash. If they don't have time to maneuver out of the way, they face broken bones and being ejected from their vehicles.

Should lane-splitting be legal?

The debate about whether or not lane-splitting should be legal seems to have dragged on for years. While North Carolina's laws do not specifically condone or banish the practice, some states are beginning to officially accept the maneuver as legal and publish guides on how to do it safely. New studies support the move and explain why lane-splitting may not be as bad as many people believe.

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