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For Survivors of a Fallen Biker: Wrongful Death Claims in NC
In 2012, a staggering 161 motorcyclists were killed in North Carolina. Those fallen bikers are not just statistics; they were loved people that families and friends tragically and unexpectedly lost.   Horrifically, the biker who died is at fault less than 25 percent of the time, as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA); some reports indicate the car or truck driver to be at fault as often as 89 percent of the time in a motorcycle accident.   A fatal motorcycl...
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Proper Hand Signals

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Proper Hand Signals
Communication on the road is very important for motorcyclists and hand signals are the only safe way we can communicate on the road. Whether it is a warning to fellow riders of potential hazards coming up or telling a car that it is getting too close, there are universal signals all bikers should know. Before you hit the road on your next solo or group ride, check out this guide from the MSF on proper hand signals.
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NC Moped Registration Law

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NC Moped Registration Law
As of July 1, 2015, all mopeds are required to be registered with NCDMV. While there are mixed views on this new requirement, there are some benefits to the moped owner.
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Tips for Riding in Extreme Heat

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Tips for Riding in Extreme Heat
As any avid rider knows, riding in extreme heat is intense. Certain precautions should be taken to avoid serious health risks such as sunburn, dehydration, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke. The following safety tips for riding in extreme heat are recommended by RoadRUNNER Magazine: Cover-up: It may seem like riding in shorts and a tank top would be a sensible way of staying cool in hot weather, but it isn’t. Besides the considerably elevated risk of severe injury in the event of a...
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Exploring Sturgis

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Exploring Sturgis
Well Ginger and I are back out on the road! This time we are exploring Sturgis, SD with a great group lead by Lynn Isenhour. We will be trekking through the Badlands, Mt. Rushmore, Spearfish Canyon, Devils Tower, Custer State Park and Needles Hwy. Follow us on our trip…we’ll be posting pics on Facebook all week long. As always, safety is the most important part of riding. Check out my safety tips for group riding and help keep your group safe out on the road. Unfortunately accidents do occu...
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