Monday, September 9, 2013

Ohio Motorcycle Accidents - What is Causing Them - Prevention tips

A rash of Ohio Motorcycle accidents have caught me attention. Maybe it's the good weather. but it seems multiple motorcycle accidents are being reported on  a daily basis. Here is a quick list of just a few.

Listing of Ohio Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle crash injures Toledo manToledo Blade
TONTOGONY, Ohio — A Toledo motorcyclist was injured Sunday evening when he lost control of his cycle and was thrown off on State Rt. 65 near State Rt. 235 ...
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This was a one motorcycle accident when a Ohio motorcyclist lost control of his motorcycle and ran off the right side of the road.Sounds like a case of too fast and target fixation.

Ohio motorcyclist injured in crashPalladium-Item
An Ohio man was taken by air ambulance from the scene of a motorcycle accident in Randolph County on Saturday. Randall E. Canary, 57, Celina, Ohio...
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This motorcycle crash was another motorcyclist loosing control in a curve and going off the right side of the road.

Man suffers head injury in motorcycle accidentReview Times
Brumbaugh lost control of the motorcycle after crossing Ohio 101 and was ... was not wearing a helmet and alcohol is believed to be a factor in the accident.
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Here the biker failed to stop at a stop sign and lost control and was thrown from his motorcycle. sounds again like speed .

Ohio 2 westbound in Willoughby closes for more than 3 hours ...Plain Dealer
The man lost control of the motorcycle and drove off the right side of the road, ... The crash closed a section of Ohio 2 westbound between Lost Nation Road and ...
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In this case the motorcycle rider rear ended a car in front of him.

Marion man killed in two-vehicle accident on Ohio
The Marion Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred ... The motorcycle went left of center and struck a 2002 Chevrolet Truck 2500 series ...

Here the motorcyclist went left of center of the highway.

Also Bantam weight Cornelius Griffin apparently crashed his motorcycle and was killed.

Facts Are Too Many Motorcyclists Don't Know How To Ride

Motorcyclists need to take the basic rider course and the advanced rider course. Please go to this site  and sign up for a rider safety course. At least go to the Ohio motorcycle garage and check out the riding safety tips and videos.

The tip for the day is take the course. The second tip is reduce your speed..

By Anthony Castelli Ohio motorcycle accident lawyer . If you are hurt by a careless driver call 1-800-447-6549 for a free consultation