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Motorcycle Safety in Palm Springs, CA

The Palm Springs motorcycle accident lawyers at Cohn & Swartzon, P.C. know that when motorcyclists and drivers of other motor vehicles are cautious while out on the road, they can reduce their chances of being involved in a fatal accident.

Below are some motorcycle safety tips that have been compiled by the firm to encourage riders to be safe while driving their motorcycles, sports bikes and cruiser bikes in California:

  • Before you drive your motorcycle, give it a once over. Look for defects that may compromise your safety, such as defective brakes.
  • Take your bike in for regular maintenance. Just like other motor vehicles, motorcycles need to be regularly checked by mechanics to ensure that they are safe to ride.
  • Always wear a helmet. The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration reports that when people wear helmets, they reduce their chances of being injured or killed during an accident by 37%.
  • Along these lines, people should also wear protective riding gear like sunglasses, gloves, leather jackets, jeans and boots. By wearing protective gear, people can minimize their injuries if they are involved in an accident.
  • Never drink before riding your motorcycle. Anytime you consume alcohol, your judgment and coordination is impaired. Driving while under the influence can increase your chances of being involved in a serious motorcycle accident.
  • Remain conscientious of other drivers and pedestrians. By remaining cautious and alert, you can prevent a collision.
  • If you're driving a street bike like a sports bike, do not drive with passengers. These bikes were meant not meant to carry passengers and could easily skid or roll over from the extra weight.
  • Make sure that you receive proper training prior to operating a motorcycle. There are numerous classes and programs for new motorcycle operators to choose from. These courses will provide you with useful safety and motorcycle operation information.

Palm Springs Motorcycle Accident Attorneys

The personal injury lawyers at our firm are committed to helping clients get compensated for their medical bills, lost wages and damaged motorcycles.


If you or someone you love has been involved in a motorcycle accident and has sustained serious injuries, you should contact the Palm Springs motorcycle accident attorneys at Cohn & Swartzon, P.C.


Recent Reviews & Testimonials

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    “I am very happy to recommend Cohn & Swartzon. My two young daughters and I were hit by a teenage driver whose vehicle flipped over our SUV. Cohn & Swartzon took care of everything, from dealing with my own insurance to educating me on the importance of getting top notch medical care. We ended up obtaining much more compensation than we ever thought possible. Thank you so much!”

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