A retired Atlantic City police officer died Thursday morning as the result of a crash between his motorcycle and a Ford F450 pick-up truck in Egg Harbor Township. Police officers responded to the accident at 11:45 a.m. Thursday at Zion Road and Central Avenue in Bargaintown. The retired officer, 54, sustained multiple traumatic injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The pickup truck driver, 39, was uninjured. Zion Road remained closed for three hours following the crash as police[…] Read More
Category: Motorcycle Accident
How Can I Avoid a Motorcycle Accident?
The spring is a popular time for motorcycle riders to get out and enjoy the open road. For many, there could not be a better way to celebrate the start of the warmer months and the longer days filled with sunshine. There are, however, precautions that should be taken to enjoy the road safely. May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and it is a great time to think about what to do to ensure safe travels. This discussion provides some[…] Read More
Motorcycle Safety Awareness
The warm spring weather initiates motorcyclists to traverse the roadways. For this reason, it is important that all motorists and pedestrians spread awareness about motorcycle safety to prevent motorcycle accidents that are often deadly. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2018, 4,985 motorcyclists were killed, which is a five percent decrease from previous years. The NHTSA also states that motorcyclists are 28 times more likely to die in an accident compared to other motorists. Therefore, it[…] Read More