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How Can Motorcycle Accident Injuries Be Prevented?

Motorcycles are a common sight on our roads, celebrated for their agility and the sense of freedom they provide. However, accidents involving motorcycles are a major cause of injuries, often leading to serious consequences for riders.

At The Hollimon Firm, I leverage my extensive experience as an attorney representing Baltimore injury victims to fight for your rights. With a deep understanding of the challenges faced by motorcycle accident victims, I am committed to providing you with personalized and effective legal support throughout your case.

Do Motorcycle Riders Have The Same Rights As Other Vehicles?

As a motorcycle rider, you have just as much right to be on the road as other vehicles while following the law. However, motorcycle riders are more in danger of injury in the event of an accident due to their exposure and the lack of protective barriers that vehicles offer. As a rider, you have rights such as:

  • Right to use full lane
  • Right to safety
  • Right to signal turns
  • Right to roadworthy conditions
  • Right to legal recourse

I will leave no stone unturned in advocating for your rights and pursuing justice on your behalf, ensuring that every aspect of your case is thoroughly examined and presented in the strongest possible light.

Legal Requirements For Motorcycle Riders In Maryland

To minimize the risk of accidents and ensure safe riding practices, motorcycle riders in Maryland must adhere to specific legal requirements set by the Maryland Department of Transportation, including:

  • Obtain a valid motorcycle license or Class M designation
  • Wear approved helmets
  • Use eye protection
  • Ensure motorcycle equipment meets legal requirements
  • Carry minimum required liability insurance

In addition to the legal requirements, riders are encouraged to wear protective clothing. Motorcycle riders must maintain standard equipment, and separate insurance coverage is advised before riding in public spaces.

Get In Touch Today

If you are a motorcycle rider injured in an accident due to another party’s negligence, don’t hesitate to reach out for legal assistance. Email me or call 410-846-0741 today to schedule a consultation and explore your options for seeking compensation with a dedicated lawyer.