Providence Motorcycle Rider

Injuries resulting from motorcycle accidents occur on an everyday basis, subjecting motorcycle riders to numerous hazards that could potentially be prevented by adequate safety precautions. Such accidents may occur due to road hazards, distracted driving, carelessness, product defects, or simply due to lack of experience. If you are involved in a motorcycle accident, contact one of our experienced Providence motorcycle accident lawyers at 1-401-831-8600 to assist with your case and obtain compensation for your injuries, property damage, and pain and suffering.

How Can I Prevent a Providence Motorcycle Accident?

Rider on Motorcycle in Providence

One way of preventing motorcycle accidents and increasing safety awareness is by enrolling in a motorcycle education and training course. These programs allow new riders to properly learn how to operate a motorcycle and become familiar with a motorcycle’s primary parts and controls. Gaining awareness of these important aspects of a motorcycle, as well as practicing riding a motorcycle under the supervision of an experienced coach, provides new riders with the expertise necessary to prevent motorcycle accidents.

What Motorcycle Laws Has Rhode Island Implemented?

Providence Motorcycle rider safety

In order to promote motorcycle rider safety, Rhode Island has implemented laws designed to protect riders. Some of these laws include:

    Providence Motorcycle rider helmet

  • A special license is required in order for a Rhode Island resident to operate a motorcycle
  • Eye protection must be worn by motorcycle operators when operating their vehicles on streets and highways
  • Operators under the age of 21 must wear a helmet when operating a motorcycle
  • All new operators, regardless of age, are required to wear a helmet for one year upon issuance of a motorcycle license

Contact an Experienced Providence Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

Experienced Providence Motorcycle Accident LawyerIf you or a loved one has suffered injuries resulting from a motorcycle accident, do not hesitate to contact the experienced Providence motorcycle accident lawyers located at 390 Broadway, Providence, RI 02909. You may be entitled to compensation for your injuries, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other losses. Our attorneys do not charge a fee until you obtain a settlement or award for your case. Call us today at 1-401-831-8600 or toll free at 1-800-992-6878. You may also fill out a contact form online for a free (no obligation) case evaluation.

Sources:

  1. http://www.fastfreds.com/helmetlawmap/ri-helmet-law.htm
  2. https://www.msf-usa.org/students.aspx#brc-src1
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Paul d’Oliveira

Attorney Paul d’Oliveira has been practicing personal injury and disability law for over 30 years. He started his personal injury law practice in 1989 with two offices in Fall River, MA and East Providence, RI. Today his firm has 15 offices in RI and Southeastern, MA.

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