2014 Motorcycle Insurance Claims from Progressive

Feb 12, 2015 View Comments by

Insurance claims can tell you a lot about motorcycle safety. Progressive recently released a variety of statistics from the company’s 2014 claims information. Much of the findings aren’t surprising, such as the fact that more motorcycle accidents happen on Saturday than any other day of the week, followed closely by Sunday and Friday. The month […]

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Allstate’s Interactive Rider Risk Map

May 28, 2013 View Comments by

You’re most likely familiar with particularly dangerous stretches of road in your local area and tend to avoid certain places at certain times. However, when you’re in an unfamiliar place, you may not have the knowledge you need to bypass problem areas. That’s why Allstate Insurance created the Rider Risk Map. Allstate’s Facebook fans were […]

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After an Accident: What You Need to Know

Nov 16, 2012 View Comments by

As a motorcyclist, you know there are risks involved with riding. Distracted drivers, bad road conditions, and vehicle malfunctions can cause accidents. Whether you’re injured in a collision or suffer property damage only, there are several things you need to know. We hear the following questions all the time—know the answers. It will help you […]

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A Motorcyclist’s Life: Riding With Young Passengers

Oct 12, 2012 View Comments by

A lot of motorcyclists like to share the thrill of riding with family members and friends. Some even enjoy introducing their kids to riding at a very young age. However, when it comes to young passengers and motorcycles, a lot of riders don’t know if there are age restrictions or special precautions they must take […]

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Hit-and-Run Motorcycle Accidents

Aug 31, 2012 View Comments by

There are many situations that can cause motorcycle accidents, but perhaps some of the most devastating are hit-and-run accidents. Victims of hit-and-run accidents can suffer worse injuries, or even die, during the time it takes for someone to notice the accident and for an ambulance to arrive. A driver who flees the scene instead of […]

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After a Motorcycle Accident: Insurance Q & A

Jul 13, 2012 View Comments by

Motorcycle accidents are dangerous, scary, and confusing. Knowing how to deal with insurance companies will help you protect your rights, your financial security, and save you from additional stress in the process. Here are answers to some of the most common questions bikers have after an accident: Q: I’ve been in a motorcycle accident. What […]

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Motorcycle Safety Protects You Legally as Well

May 04, 2012 View Comments by

In honor of Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, an initiative supported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, we wanted to remind you that motorcycle safety has a direct correlation to preventing accidents, avoiding insurance and legal troubles, and protecting your financial security. Take a Motorcycle Safety Course: Motorcycle safety courses can teach riders how to […]

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How to Protect Your Legal Rights as a Passenger

Mar 30, 2012 View Comments by

Sharing the thrill of a motorcycle ride can be a great experience for your family members and friends, but it’s also a responsibility. You may not always be able to prevent an accident from occurring, so you should know what to do when riding as a passenger, or when operating a motorcycle with a passenger: […]

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Choosing Motorcycle Insurance

Mar 09, 2012 View Comments by

If you’re a biker, there’s a good chance that you or someone you know has been in a motorcycle crash. In 2009 alone, more than 90,000 motorcyclists or passengers were injured in accidents, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Unfortunately, law-abiding and careful motorcycle operators become victims to careless automobile drivers every day. […]

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