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Crash-1024x1024Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Head-On Collision

A motorcycle rider was seriously hurt when a car collided head-on with his motorcycle. The crash occurred on N.C. Highway 690 in Moore County. The motorcyclist was airlifted to a trauma center with serious injuries. The crash happened at about 11 pm in the evening. Various emergency personnel arrived quickly to assist at the scene.

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6-1Motorcycle Safety in North Carolina

May is the unofficial start of summer. With the warm temperatures comes an increase in motorcycles on the roads. As of 2021, North Carolina had almost 200,000 registered motorcycles. Motorcycles make up about 2% of registered vehicles yet account for about 10% of traffic fatalities. May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) provides some tips for improving motorcycle safety.

Motorcycle Requirements in North Carolina

3-1How Long Do I Have to File a Personal Injury Claim in North Carolina?

A serious injury can sideline you from work and keep you from doing the things you love. When you suffer a serious injury, you may be in severe pain, and you may need to go through months of hospitalization and rehabilitation. When you suffer a serious injury, the negligent party should pay for your damages. As the injured party, you may need to file a personal injury claim to seek the damages you are owed by the person who caused the injury.

Personal Injury Claims

3Bicycle Safety Awareness

The bicycle is a fun and popular mode of transportation. Not only are bicycles fun for kids and families, but they are also a great form of exercise. With more and more emphasis on ecology, bicycles are a way to travel to and from work without having to use a car. Unfortunately, bicycling may not be as safe as driving in a vehicle. Bicycle and pedestrian accidents are on the rise, making it important for bikers and drivers to be aware of bicycle safety.

Common Types of Bicycle Accidents

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “What if the accident was my fault?”

During the summer season, car drivers are more likely to cause collisions on the road, while motorcyclists and bicyclists are at a greater risk of getting struck by a motor vehicle. Why are the summer months more dangerous for driving compared to other seasons?

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