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Michigan Motorcycle Helmet Laws

Michigan Motorcycle Helmet Law 2021 – What You Need To Know

Michigan requires motorcyclists to wear protective headgear, but some riders over age 21 are exempt from this requirement. The move to make helmet wearing optional for some motorcyclists began in 2012. While helmets are not mandatory, statistics show that they save lives and prevent serious head injuries. What Are the Details of Michigan’s Motorcycle Helmet Law? Michigan motorcycle […]

Determining Fault in Motorcycle Accidents

Why Are Motorcycles Treated Differently Than Cars? The state of Michigan does not consider motorcycles to be motor vehicles. This means two things: one, that a motorcyclist involved in a crash is very unlikely to be considered liable or at-fault in the same way as a car or truck, and two, that a motorcycle is […]

Where Do Motorcycle Accidents Typically Occur?

Motorcycle accidents tend to be much more severe than their passenger vehicle counterparts, no matter what types of roads the crashes occur on. Continue reading to learn where motorcycle accidents tend to occur. Types of Roads Where Motorcyclists Tend to Crash When it comes to fatal motorcycle accidents, certain types of roads see more crashes […]

Motorcycle Accidents: An Overview

In order to better understand which vehicles are represented here, the following are included when referring to motorcycles: Two- or three-wheeled motorcycles Off-road motorcycles Mopeds Scooters Minibikes Pocket bikes Due to the nature of motorcycles, they’re not nearly as crashworthy as their closed-vehicle counterparts. Additionally, they’re not as easily seen by other drivers and require […]

Who Pays for an Injured Motorcyclist’s Benefits Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law?

Michigan’s new no-fault law, which will go into effect starting July 1, will affect all motorists, including motorcyclists. However, many motorcyclists are concerned that the law will pose new challenges that leave them vulnerable in the wake of their accidents. Under Michigan’s old no-fault law, motorcyclists who are injured in car accidents can acquire benefits […]

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