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May is Motorcycle Accident Safety Awareness Month

May 12, 2011 by Steven M. Gursten

Michigan motorcycle accident lawyer reminds drivers to share the road – let’s prevent motorcycle accidents and raise awareness

The sun is finally out and that means more bikers on the roads. As an accident lawyer who helps many people injured in motorcycle accidents, I want to share that May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) wants drivers and motorcyclists to share the road with each other – in efforts to prevent motorcycle accidents and deaths.

As I always say, one of the key factors in motorcycle safety is motorcycle helmet use.

o According to the NHTSA, motorcycle helmets saved 1,829 motorcyclists’ lives in 2008.

o Motorcycle helmets do not interfere with the rider’s vision or hearing.

Here’s a list of safe driving tips for bikers, and a list with safety tips for people driving around motorcyclists.

Please, always wear a motorcycle helmet. And if you have questions about motorcycle accidents and the law in Michigan, feel free to call one of the motorcycle lawyers at Michigan Auto Law at (800) 777-0028. We can answer all of your questions, and there’s no fee or obligation.

Steven M. Gursten heads Michigan Auto Law and is recognized as one of the nation’s top motorcycle lawyers. He received the highest motorcycle accident settlement in Michigan last year, according to Michigan Lawyers Weekly. Steve has spoken at seminars on winning motorcycle accident lawsuits, and is available for comment.

Related information:

Is the Michigan motorcycle helmet law a thing of the past?

Michigan motorcycle accident law – FAQs

What to do after a motorcycle crash in Michigan

Michigan Auto Law is the largest law firm exclusively handling car accident, truck accident and motorcycle accident cases throughout the entire state. We have offices in Farmington Hills, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids and Sterling Heights to better serve you.

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