In Arizona, if a motorcyclist is injured due to the negligence of another driver, and if he or she was not wearing a helmet, the nonuse of a motorcycle helmet may be claimed by the other driver, as a reason to limit the injured party's damages.
Harley-Davidson Inc. is recalling about 57,000 of its motorcycles, because an oil line can become loose, and spray oil onto the path of the rear tire, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
On April 2, 2016 a motorcyclist was killed on Greenway Road near Litchfield Road, on a detour route, following a closure of a section of Bell Road in Surprise. An unlicensed teenager drove a SUV and rear ended the motorcycle.
Common causes of motorcycle accidents caused by the negligence of truck and car drivers include
In Arizona, motorcycle riders 18 and over are not required to wear a helmet.
The Arizona Republic reported July 9, 2015 that a man who was riding his motorcycle when his passenger fell off and died, was arrested in her death.
Signs on Interstate 17 indicate Look Twice For Motorcycles.
Motorcyclists are often at increased danger when vehicles turn left at intersections. A left turn is a potentially dangerous maneuver because the vehicle enters the lane of an oncoming motorcyclist. Significant caution must be used, when a motorcycle is approaching.
Motorcyclists are vulnerable to suffering serious injuries, as a result of negligence of car and truck drivers.
Obviously motorcyclists are more vulnerable than drivers of vehicles to sustaining serious or fatal injuries if they are involved in a crash.