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Do I Have to Wear a Helmet on a Motorcycle in Pennsylvania?

Posted on August 15, 2022
Motorcyclists are more prone to severe injuries in a crash, which is why helmets are highly recommended. However, many may wonder whether they must wear one when riding in Pennsylvania. Am I Required to Wear a Motorcycle Helmet in Pennsylvania? In Pennsylvania, motorcyclists are required to wear helmets on public roadways if they are...
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Who Is Responsible for A Motorcycle Accident in Pennsylvania?

Posted on May 10, 2022
Motorcycle accidents often cause severe injuries due to riders’ lack of protection. If you are involved in a collision as a result of another party’s negligence, you might be entitled to compensation for your injury and other losses. However, who can be held responsible will vary depending on the specific circumstances of each case. ...
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Road Conditions & Motorcycle Accidents

Posted on May 10, 2022
Not all motorcycle accidents are caused by a negligent driver or rider. In some cases, dangerous road conditions are to blame. As a result, injured motorcycle riders may be entitled to file a civil lawsuit against a municipal authority for compensation.  Common Road Conditions That Lead to Motorcycle Accidents Issues with road design, construction,...
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How Do Helmet Laws Affect Motorcycle Accident Cases?

Posted on January 16, 2019
In Pennsylvania, all motorcycle riders and passengers under the age of 21 must wear motorcycle helmets. Riders over 21 may opt not to wear helmets if they have at least two years of motorcycling experience, or if they pass an approved motorcycle safety course. Whether or not you must lawfully wear a helmet in...
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What Is a No-Contact Motorcycle Accident?

Posted on January 9, 2019
A motorcycle accident does not always refer to a collision between a motorcycle and a motor vehicle. Many motorcycle accidents are single-vehicle accidents, in which only the motorcycle crashes. Yet even in a single-vehicle accident, with no contact between a motorcyclist and a driver, a driver could still be liable for the motorcyclist’s damages....
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Is Lane Splitting Legal in Pennsylvania?

Posted on January 2, 2019
Lane splitting refers to a motorcyclist riding between two lanes of traffic moving in the same direction. It is a controversial practice with divided opinions on its safety. The only state in which lane splitting is not illegal is California. California did not legalize the practice, per se, but it eliminated the traffic provision...
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