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Tips for motorcycle safety

There are few things a motorcyclist loves more than the feeling of being on the open road on two wheels. However, a motorcycle accident can happen in an instant and with catastrophic results. From life-altering injuries to deaths, motorcycle accidents claimed 4,668 lives in 2013, the latest year for which statistics are available.

Trucking group hails drop in deaths from truck-involved crashes

The head of the American Trucking Association declares the data to be of "paramount importance." What he's talking about is his own organization's analysis of federal data that suggests that rates of fatalities in truck-involved accidents are down for the latest two consecutive years for which information is apparently available.

Is a head-up display for motorcyclists a good idea?

In our immediate past post about Texas motorcycle accidents, we presented the position of one pundit who says two- or three-wheeled vehicles may actually be safer than cars. The foundation of the argument was that experienced, trained and serious aficionados are generally better able to avoid accidents. And, that means fewer injuries or deaths from motorcycle crashes.

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