Motorcycle Helmet Laws in Michigan

Posted on June 14th, 2019 by Gerald Thurswell

Motorcycle Helmet Laws in Michigan Thurswell Law

Warm weather has arrived, and from Traverse City to the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, motorcyclists are out on the roads of Michigan. In May 2017, Michigan had 242,476 registered motorcycles. In that same year, motorcycles were involved in 2,964 crashes. Many factors contribute to motorcycle accidents, including hazards created by other drivers, poor decisions by the motorcyclist, […]

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Fatalities Double For Riders Without Helmets

Posted on September 8th, 2016 by Gerald Thurswell

Did you know that in the year that Michigan allowed motorcyclists 21 and older to ride without helmets, the fatality rate among bare-headed riders was double that of their counterparts? The research by the University of Michigan and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety covered the 12 months immediately following April 2012, when Michigan repealed […]

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Michigan sees a drop in motorcycle fatalities

Posted on April 21st, 2015 by Gerald Thurswell

Motorcycle deaths fell in 2014 but still 107 motorcyclists died Motorcycle fatalities decreased in 2014 but still there is a significant number of deaths and serious injuries as a result of motorcycle accidents. In 2014, 50 wearing helmets, died, there were 48 not wearing a helmet, that died. To see the full story see: Losing […]

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