Not Following Motorcycle Laws Can Lead to a Fatal Ending
Motorcycle laws were made to keep the operator safe, as well as others on the road. Since motorcycles provide absolutely no protection for the driver, laws need to be followed. Some of the Nevada laws for motorcyclist are: no driving while impaired, safety helmet requirement , rear view mirrors, and no lane splitting. Motorcycle accidents has been on the rise in Henderson, NV. Most have happened due to not following motorcycle road laws. A motorcyclist died after he ran a red light and hit another car, casting him from the bike. This motorcyclist was under the influence of alcohol. Another motorcyclist lost control of his bike and hit the median causing him to be thrown from the motorcycle into a light pole. Even though the motorcyclist was wearing a helmet, he still died. It was due to speeding. A speeding motorcyclist hit an oncoming truck and the operator was thrown into the trucks windshield. This motorcyclist died from the injuries. The two thing in common about these three motorcycle accidents is that all three broke Nevada motorcycle laws and all three died because of it.