Is Lane Splitting LegalDate: Mar 29, 2019

Lane Splitting   It is very likely that you have observed the following scenario – a rider on a motorcycle driving between slow traffic on the highway. In some ways it’s understandable. It can be more difficult for a motorcyclist to stop and start in traffic because the rider constantly needs to balance the bike. They may also fear that somebody coming up from behind may hit them. In these cases, a motorcycle driver might be tempted to drive between cars. This is known as lane splitting. What is Lane Splitting? Lane splitting, also known as white lining, is when a motorcyclist drives their bike between cars. It frequently happens when traffic is stalled or congested. The topic of lane splitting is a controversial one. Currently only California legally allows motorcyclists to lane split. Lane splitting is illegal in most other states in the United States. In 11 states, it…

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Who Causes More Car Accidents, Male or Female Drivers?Date: Mar 28, 2019

You've probably heard it debated before. It may start off as a joke between friends but quickly grow heated. Who has more accidents — males or females? Men drive more than women, but there is a long-running, though unproven, stereotype that women are "bad drivers." All this can make for sometimes passionate arguments. This is one debate where there is a clear answer: men get in more accidents than women. Do Men or Women Get in More Accidents: The Statistics How best to address this long-running debate? Statistics provide the answer to the question. The data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety finds that many more men than women are casualties of car accidents. Over the course of a year, men represented 71 percent of casualties while women accounted for 29 percent. According to a longer-term study, from 1975 to 2015, twice as many men as women died in…

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Payment of Medical Bills After a Car AccidentDate: Nov 5, 2018

After a car accident in Illinois, you may be worried about all the bills you need to pay. Your medical expenses, especially, may be significant. It is essential to figure out who pays medical bills after a car accident because you may not be able to wait for a settlement. Even if the other driver is at fault, it can take some time for the settlement to come through. In addition, the at-fault driver may have low coverage limits that do not cover the cost of your medical care. Insurance companies may also fight the amount of the settlement, which can further delay you getting your insurance money. Medical providers and hospitals are under no obligation to wait until you have a settlement. In fact, your bills are usually due as soon as your medical treatment is completed. Your Options for Payment of Medical Bills After a Car Accident Fortunately,…

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