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Just how dangerous are motorcycles compared to cars?

By John Singleton on December 15, 2023

Riding a motorcycle can bring a great sense of freedom. You can feel connected to nature as you enjoy the splendor of Virginia. Riding a bike can also be fun and economical.

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Attention, motorcyclists: Here’s how to stay safer this winter

By John Singleton on December 15, 2022

Enjoying a nice motorcycle ride in the fresh Virginia winter air is exhilarating. But colder weather, dangerous road conditions, and reduced visibility create greater challenges for motorcycle riders.

Taking a few precautions will help you stay safer and warmer while riding your bike in the cold. Remember to do your winter maintenance, wear the right clothes and gear, change your driving habits during the winter months, and take steps to avoid hypothermia.

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How can you speed up your recovery after a motorcycle accident?

By Ken Gibson on January 10, 2022

Motorcycles are smaller, lighter, less visible, and less stable than cars. Motorcycle riders lack the protection of an enclosed vehicle, so they are vulnerable to serious injuries in a crash. Depending on the nature, severity, and extent of injuries, recovery from a wreck can take weeks, months, even years. Some riders never recover completely from certain motorcycle injuries.

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What you need to know about motorcycle insurance in Virginia

By John Singleton on August 9, 2021

Like everyone who operates a motor vehicle in Virginia, motorcyclists are required to carry minimum liability insurance. This requirement under Commonwealth law helps hold drivers and riders financially responsible for any accidents and injuries they cause.

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Scrap it or repair it: what to do after a motorcycle crash?

By Ken Gibson on October 29, 2020

Although most motorcycle accidents cause serious injuries and trauma, many riders can’t wait to get back on the road again. They may send their bike to a repair shop or decide to scrap it and start over. But often, they will quickly agree to a payment for property damage and injury from the insurance provider.

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Why are motorcycle accidents so challenging?

By Beth Gibson on July 17, 2019

While motorcycle accident cases share many of the same characteristics as car accident cases, they tend to be more difficult to recover from—both physically and financially. John Singleton and Ken Gibson of GibsonSingleton Virginia Injury Attorneys spoke about the significance of motorcycle collisions in a recent interview:

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