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California motorcycle accidents: GM settles self-driving suit

Technology has allowed new and innovative products that were not feasible two decades ago. Though these advances may seem spectacular, they also often create important safety questions, such as whether self-driving vehicles are safe. For example, self-driving vehicles may create safety hazards, especially regarding motorcycle accidents. In fact, GM has recently settled a lawsuit filed by a California motorcyclist.

Reports speculate on rate of California motorcycle accidents

There are a variety of people in California who choose a motorcycle as their primary method of transportation. The overall climate of the state makes it suitable for motorcycle travel for an extended period of time. However, some people speculate that this could also be one of several factors contributing to the number of motorcycle accidents in the state.

California sheriff's department investigates motorcycle accident

People in California may often underestimate the importance of traffic signs, especially stop signs. Drivers must not only come to a stop but also determine that the way is clear before proceeding. Unfortunately, a man recently suffered critical injuries in a motorcycle accident that happened at an intersection involving a stop sign.

Police search for driver following California motorcycle accident

With today's technology, it is almost impossible to remain anonymous for an extended period of time. When a person commits a crime -- or is suspected of committing one -- police are often able to quickly locate him or her. In fact, police in California are currently searching for a driver they say was involved in a motorcycle accident.

Man suffers serious injuries in California motorcycle accident

Many drivers in California are aware that it is sometimes more difficult to see motorcycles because of their smaller size. This can be especially true at night when there is reduced visibility. As a result, drivers of more traditional motor vehicles must be aware of the potential for motorcycles to be in the area. Unfortunately, a man is said to have suffered serious injuries as a result of a recent motorcycle accident.

May designated as awareness month to reduce motorcycle accidents

The climate of California makes it possible for motorcyclists to comfortably ride their motorcycles year round in many parts of the country. Unfortunately, riders face many risks over their chosen mode of transportation. While there are certain actions they can perform that could reduce their chances of being involved in motorcycle accidents, many accidents are caused by the negligent actions of drivers of more traditional motor vehicles.

California motorcycle accidents caused by failure to yield

There are a variety of ways to legally use California roadways, but some of these methods could hold more risk than others. For example, motorcyclists can be seriously injured -- even killed -- due to the negligent acts of others. Because of their smaller size, motorcyclists could be more difficult to see, especially when drivers are not sufficiently vigilant. In fact, many motorcycle accidents are caused by a failure to yield the right of way.

Risk of injury or death higher in motorcycle accidents

People in California have a variety of different options for transportation, some that come with more risk than others. Unfortunately, those involved in motorcycle accidents could face a higher risk of injury or death when compared to those riding in a traditional passenger vehicle. Knowing their legal rights can help motorcyclists and their families appropriately respond to the aftermath of such an accident.

California motorcycle accidents: Rider struck by SUV, injured

There are many dangers that motorcyclists inherently face. Often, riders are aware of these dangers, such as that their smaller size may make them more difficult to see, and can take appropriate action in response. However, some actions of other drivers in California roadways are difficult to anticipate, making it impossible to avoid some motorcycle accidents.

What to do after California motorcycle accidents

Many people who are involved in a motor vehicle accident in California are often unsure how to respond in the aftermath. Often, victims suffer serious injuries that require a lengthy recovery, especially in the case of bicycle and motorcycle accidents. Fortunately, the experienced professionals at A.G. Assanti & Associates, PC are familiar with these type of accidents and can help victims understand their rights and options.

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