5 Causes of Fatal Motorcycle Accidents

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were 8.6 million motorcycles on the road in 2015. At Trantolo & Trantolo, many of us ride and are always happy to see others with two wheels on the road. However, safety remains a concern for us and the motorcycle community as a whole.

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How to Protect Yourself in a Motorcycle Accident

Motorcycle season is in full swing, which means more and more riders are cruising our Connecticut roadways. As riders ourselves, we understand the dangers of being on a bike versus in a vehicle. In the event of a crash, we are more exposed than drivers protected by the structure of a car. Even if you do everything right as a rider, it’s important to know the proper way to fall.

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How Can Drivers Share the Road with Motorcyclists?

When the weather warms up in spring, more and more motorcyclists bring their bikes out. Riders are eager to get back on the road but unfortunately, we soon begin to see a flurry of local news stories about fatal collisions between motorcycles and vehicles. This is a sign that both parties should do a better…

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Why Do Motorcycle Accidents Occur at Intersections?

You’re at a four-way intersection on your motorcycle, planning to go straight ahead. Following the rules of the road, you stop at the stop sign where you notice a car in the distance. The vehicle appears to be traveling at a fast pace, but looks to be going in the opposite direction. However, as you’re…

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Custom Motorcycles and Accidents

When you purchase a motorcycle, it’s more than just a vehicle – it becomes a part of you. Your bike does more than take you from point A to point B. Its feel and construction are part of the journey. As a result of the relationship that riders form with their bikes, a sizeable portion…

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