Are There Different Types of Motorcycle Licenses in Florida?
Mark Roman | March 27, 2023 | Motorcycle Accidents
Whether you’re interested in riding motorcycles for fun or your daily commute, the State of Florida has strict motorcycle licensing laws. Like in other states, you cannot legally ride a motorcycle in Florida without a special license, even if you already have a regular driver’s license. Because motorcycles are so different to operate and maneuver,… read more
Are Lane Splitting & Filtering Legal in Florida?
Mark Roman | July 19, 2022 | Motorcycle Accidents
If you are a motorist in the United States, it’s very likely that you have encountered some form of lane splitting while on the road. Despite being illegal in most states, lane splitting occurs more than one would think. What Is Lane Splitting? Lane splitting is when a motorcyclist drives in the space between two… read more
7 Common Motorcycle Crashes in New Port Richey and How to Avoid Them
Mark Roman | January 22, 2022 | Motorcycle Accidents
New Port Richey offers some incredible weather and scenery, making the city a popular destination for motorcycle riders. But a motorcycle ride is never without possible dangers. Bikers should be aware of the seven most common types of motorcycle crashes in New Port Richey, FL. When you know what to look out for, you can… read more
I’ve Been Hurt in a Motorcycle Accident In Tampa, FL Do I Need a Lawyer?
Mark Roman | September 21, 2021 | Motorcycle Accidents
Florida has a high rate of fatal motorcycle accidents compared to other states. Unfortunately, Tampa motorcycle accidents can occur even when a motorcyclist is responsible. Accidents often happen as the result of another motorist’s negligence. If you’re involved in a motorcycle accident, you may sustain injuries that will require costly medical treatment. Your injuries could… read more
Do You Have to Wear a Motorcycle Helmet in Florida?
Mark Roman | August 30, 2021 | Motorcycle Accidents
Riding a motorcycle is an enjoyable way to navigate the beautiful state of Florida. However, you need to take steps to protect yourself when riding your motorcycle; you’re more vulnerable than other motorists. In fact, the rate of death among riders involved in motorcycle accidents is 27 times higher than other motorists. Drivers and passengers… read more
Do I Need Florida Motorcycle Insurance?
Mark Roman | December 23, 2020 | Motorcycle Accidents
In 49 states in the country, motorcycle insurance is regulated pretty much the same way car insurance is regulated. State laws around the country require car and motorcycle owners to have minimum insurance amounts. About a dozen of those states are considered “no-fault” states, meaning you can get compensation to cover injuries and property damage… read more
Is a Motorcycle Really Worth the Cost?
Mark Roman | November 27, 2020 | Motorcycle Accidents
Florida is a great state to own a motorcycle. The weather is fantastic most of the time, and there are plenty of beautiful, scenic roads for riders to enjoy. The low maintenance cost and fuel efficiency can make driving a motorcycle much more practical in some of Florida’s largest cities. However, there are dangers and… read more
5 Safety Tips for Motorcycle Riders
Mark Roman | August 19, 2020 | Motorcycle Accidents
Motorcycle Safety Precautions While riding a motorcycle is undoubtedly a fun pastime, it can also be a dangerous recreational activity. Having a lack of skills and knowledge needed to operate one safely can put riders and other motorists on the road at risk. Before heading out for a motorcycle ride, it’s critical to be prepared… read more
What is a “No Contact” Motorcycle Accident?
Mark Roman | August 12, 2020 | Motorcycle Accidents
While many motorcycle accidents involve colliding with a motor vehicle, a single-vehicle crash is possible too. Many motorcyclists lose control of their bikes and crash due to negligent or reckless driving behaviors of other motorists — and, typically, the other motorist walks away unscathed and without damage to their vehicle. Even though a rider crashes… read more
Most Common Motorcycle Crash Injuries
Mark Roman | July 23, 2020 | Motorcycle Accidents, Personal Injury
Motorcycle Crash Injuries Explained The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that the number of motorcyclists in the U.S. killed has dropped since 2018. However, that doesn’t change the fact that motorcycle riders consistently make the top list of traffic fatalities year after year. For motorcyclists who are fortunate enough to survive a… read more