Motorcycle and Pickup Truck Collision Results in Deadly Crash

http://www.roadtrafficsigns.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Motorcycle-Symbol-Sign-K-7192.gifTroopers in Kershaw County reported Thursday, August 7, 2014 around 12:00 P.M. a motorcycle traveling on U.S. Highway 601 collided with a pickup truck at the intersection of U.S. 601 and Lachicotte Road. The accident occurred when the pickup pulled out in front of the motorcycle on Highway 601. Authorities on the scene reported the motorcycle driver was not wearing a helmet at the time, and he was killed in the accident.

South Carolina does not require motorcycle drivers or passengers over the age of 21 to wear a helmet. Even though the use of helmets while riding a motorcycle is not required by law, the Goings Law Firm, LLC highly recommends wearing a helmet. This precaution will greatly reduce the risk of injury and could save your life if you are involved in an accident.

Due to the vehicle’s limited protection, motorcycle riders are at risk of sustaining serious injuries in accidents. Physical and financial difficulties are often the consequences of these accidents. If you or a loved one has been injured or killed in a motorcycle accident, the Goings Law Firm, LLC understands the significant suffering that auto accidents can cause. Motorcycle accidents often cause significant injuries, and many times result in wrongful death. Please contact us today at (803) 350-9230 to see if we can help you and your family recover from any motorcycle related accidents.

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Thousands of 2014 BMW motorcycles recalled

German car and motorcycle manufacturer BMW is recalling thousands of 2014 motorcycles to fix a potential problem that may occur in the spring strut of the vehicles, UltimateMotorcycling reported on June 5.

BMW Motorrad stated that at least 8,000 2014 models of R 1200 RT motorcycles equipped with Dynamic ESA may possess a defect that causes the piston rod in the rear spring strut to break. The firm discovered the potential defect after a dealer notified them of the issue. Though no injuries related to the issue have been reported, owners of the affected motorcycle models are advised to temporarily stop operating their motorcycles. BMW will fix the issue by replacing the affected part of the motorcycle.

Due to the vehicle’s limited protection, motorcycle riders are at risk of sustaining serious injuries in accidents caused by a defective part. Physical and financial difficulties are often the consequences of these accidents. The attorneys at the Goings Law Firm, LLC, work for people in Columbia whose injuries were caused by a defective vehicle. Find out how we may possibly recover your loss today by calling (803) 350-9230.