Riding your motorcycle is a fun way to spend time, but only if you do it safely. You should think carefully about your plans before you leave home. While you can't control the actions of everyone on the road around you, it is possible to make sure that you take steps to keep yourself safe.
As law enforcement officials deal with calls in Missouri, they must use extreme caution when anything lethal can be involved. A recent case poses the question that even if the action is deemed justifiable under the law, do officers have a responsibility to private citizens that are with them at the time?
If you are like many avid riders in Missouri, there is nothing like the freedom of a motorcycle on the open road. Observing the rules of the road is imperative to staying safe and avoiding a collision with passenger vehicles. At McShane & Brady, LLC, we often represent clients injured in an accident between their motorcycle and a car or truck.
It is always tragic when a young person loses her life as a result of a motor vehicle accident, whether as a passenger or as the driver. It is even worse when the accident is the result of harsh winter weather, which can not only make the roads slippery and impede vehicles' progress but decrease visibility. The family members of a 19-year-old woman killed in an accident on a Missouri highway last Monday will always wonder if she could have avoided her untimely death by wearing a seat belt or waiting until weather conditions were more favorable.