Personal Injury Blog

How Common Are Motorcycle Accidents in Pasco County?

Posted by Joe Lowman on Feb 7, 2017 2:08:47 PM

 

In a lot of ways, motorcycles are great vehicles. They’re smaller & more maneuverable than cars, often get way better gas mileage, and they’re just plain fun to ride in the warm, sunny Florida weather.

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Topics: motorcycle accident, motorcycle safety, motorcycle

The Realities of Wearing a Motorcycle Helmet in Citrus County

Posted by Joe Lowman on May 13, 2016 11:43:12 AM

 

 

When you were younger, your parents most likely reminded you to put on your helmet before you hopped on your bicycle to go for a quick spin around the neighborhood.

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Topics: motorcycle safety, motorcycle helmets, citrus county

4 Surprising Statistics of Motorcycle Accidents With Objects

Posted by Joe Lowman on Jan 13, 2015 1:00:00 PM



Motorcycle accidents with fixed, roadside objects are more common nationwide than many believe at first. Do you know how the dangers posed by ongoing construction,roadway structures and the environment affect motorcycle safety in Florida?

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Topics: collision with object, motorcycle accident, motorcycle safety, accident with object

4 High-Tech Ways To Make Your Motorcycle Ride Safer

Posted by Joe Lowman on May 7, 2014 2:30:00 AM



Depending on whom you ask, motorcycling can be a thrilling, liberating, dangerous or everyday experience. While there is little doubt that motorcycle riding can be a very hazardous sport or hobby, there have been great strides in safety equipment technology in recent years. These innovations are often very affordable, and perform critical roles in keeping motorcyclists safe on the road, and especially in the unfortunate event of an accident.

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Topics: motorcycle accident, motorcycle safety, motorcycle jacket

7 Most Common Motorcycle Accidents

Posted by Joe Lowman on Jan 13, 2014 1:27:00 PM



Every time you venture out onto the road, you risk the experience of being in a motorcycle accident. Over time, situations become more common than others. In the realm of motorcycles, there are certain situations that riders should be on the lookout for, as they are the top seven most common motorcycle accidents. Sometimes the cause of the accident is the motorcycle itself; unfortunately, more often than not, the other car is to blame. Whether the factors exist to an inattentive driver, a vehicular error, the environment or even yourself, the fact is that the risk exists.

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Topics: driving safety, motorcycle accident, motorcycle safety

Motorcycle Accidents Due to Snowbirds

Posted by Joe Lowman on Jan 18, 2013 10:56:00 AM



When you mix the crowded throngs of snowbirds with the two-wheeled vehicles of FX’s Sons of Anarchy, the end result could become anarchic. While snowbirds are new to the Florida area, they may be more concerned about the small road signs than they are about the motorcycle in front of them. Looking out for the smaller vehicles may not be at the front of their mind as they are getting used to the flat Floridian terrain. Motorcycle accidents increase during the holiday season, and the details below are beneficial for any Florida driver.

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Topics: safe driving, motorcycle accident, motorcycle safety

What Are The Leading Causes Of Motorcycle Accidents?

Posted by Stephanie Lowman on Nov 15, 2012 11:36:00 AM

This is a topic we revisit from time to time here at the Lowman Law blog because, as a motorcycle accident attorney, I (and our staff) are faced with the often tragic consequences of motorcycle wrecks.

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Topics: motorcycle accident, motorcycle safety

Do I Need A Special License To Drive A Motorcycle In Florida?

Posted by Joe Lowman on Nov 13, 2012 7:27:00 PM

Florida is a  perfect place for bikers and motorcycle enthusiasts who love to ride year-round. Obtaining legal authorization for those rides is important, though. If you ride a two or three wheeled motorbike with an engine of 50 cc or more, you must have a motorcycle endorsement on your regular driver license, or a motorcycle-only license. The endorsement fee is $7.

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Topics: motorcycle safety

What If I Wasn't Wearing A Helmet In A Motorcycle Accident?

Posted by Joe Lowman on Oct 24, 2012 1:58:00 PM

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Topics: motorcycle accident, motorcycle safety, motorcycle accident injury

ABATE Of Florida – Motorcycle Accident Prevention

Posted by Joe Lowman on Oct 16, 2012 8:34:00 AM



At Lowman Law Firm, we’re proactive with helping the motorcyclist community raise awareness about motorcycle safety and motorcycle accidents in Brooksville. We recently mentioned a group called ABATE of Florida. ABATE is a non-profit organization comprised of motorcycle enthusiasts. They promote motorcycle safety, training and political awareness. ABATE is not a club or a gang, and fund their work through toy runs, poker runs, campouts and many other motorcycle-related activities. Lowman Law Firm applauds the efforts of ABATE and their tireless work promoting motorcycle safety and awareness, with one of their goals being lowering the rate of Brooksville motorcycle accidents and fatalities. 

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Topics: motorcycle accident, motorcycle safety, motorcycle accident injury, motorcycle brooksville, motorcycle