As a motorcyclist, you know how dangerous it can be when you’re riding. People don’t always see you, and simple mistakes, like failing to signal, can mean that you don’t have time to get out of the way. When others make mistakes, the reality is that you could be badly hurt or killed.
California traffic laws are there to protect you, from the moment you step on your bike to the instant your kickstand hits the ground. At the Law Offices of Mauro Fiore, Jr., we consider it part of our professional duty as attorneys to help people understand and uphold these laws. We believe that education for all drivers is nearly as important as proper protective gear for bikers: Both have the potential to prevent injury and save lives.
At the Law Offices of Mauro Fiore, Jr., we are aware that California motorcycle riders do not always get the respect they deserve when they head out on the road. However, we believe that your passion for riding should not have to come with an inordinate risk of catastrophic industry. This is one of the reasons we practice law: To make the road safer for everyone.
Fall is a beautiful time of year, as well as one of the favorite seasons for California motorcyclists to enjoy the fresh air and scenery. This time of year also presents numerous dangers for those going on long or short rides. Motorcycle enthusiasts should be aware of seasonal hazards, so they can remain safe throughout the year.
California bikers know that they take their lives into their hands every time they hit the road. Motorcycles are smaller and offer less protection than other cars. This means motorcyclists often risk absorbing more of any impact with their body, which can result in a higher rate of severe injuries. What are some common spinal cord injuries you can expect if you’re caught in an accident?
The recent changes to California’s state laws regarding lane-splitting have left many drivers worried that an increase in accidents is on its way. While the thoughts of a motorcycle zipping past you on a parked freeway might be terrifying, many experts have actually stated that the change will make the roads safer for motorcyclists and less-congested for all other drivers.
Sometimes insurance ads are made to be friendly and inviting. Other times they have a serious, protective tone. No matter the way insurance companies decide to market their products and services, their efforts might belie their attitude toward you when you need to make a claim. At the Law Offices of Mauro Fiore, Jr., we understand that the insurance business is, well, a business. That means, in part, we know insurance companies are interested in reducing payouts.
California motorcyclists like you hear plenty about wearing helmets to protect your head and brain. But what about your neck? This area is also prone to damage, and damage to the neck can impact your quality of life to mild, moderate, or severe degrees depending on the type of accident you get into and the injury you face.