The right choices mean consumers can save more money on motorcycle insurance

Motorcycle owners who aren’t ready to give up their vehicles over the price of insurance premiums are coming up with some effective ways to save money and yet still maintain the level of coverage that they need. The first step is to make certain that the opportunity for theft or vandalizing of the motorcycle is reduced. When you buy a bike, make sure that you have a place to store it. Since they don’t require that much space, a small portion of your garage, or even a shed will usually…

Read More

New dirt bike law may decrease recreational vehicle insurance rates

President Obama has signed a law that is designed to bring some relief to Americans who are affected by a product safety law that was enacted in 2008 in order to prevent children from obtaining toys containing lead. The law went into effect in 2011 and risked prohibiting the sale of four-wheelers and dirt bikes meant for children aged 12 and younger. Businesses selling these recreational vehicles, and the families who purchase those vehicles from them, asked the federal government for assistance in overcoming this struggle. Congress passed House Resolution…

Read More

Understanding what is required from motorcycle insurance

motorcycle

The Motorcycle Industry Council’s data indicates that more than half – 55 percent – of all motorcycle riders were aged 40 or higher as of 2008, and this has changed the landscape of motorcycle insurance. In 1990 – a mere eight years earlier – only one-quarter of all motorcycle riders were in that same age bracket.  These drivers are no longer people who are young and feel that they are invincible.  Instead, the average motorcycle rider typically has a minimum of some college education, with a great deal more in…

Read More

New ATV helmet law more lenient than most

Lawmaker’s in the North Carolina Senate debated passing a law, which some officials say, will lead to more serious accidents. The law would exempt adults from mandatory helmet requirements and eye protection when riding ATV’s on private property. Almost six years ago the law was passed that made helmets and eye protection mandatory for ATV riders. Some Senate officials commented that the passing of the 2005 law interfered with an individual’s freedom, and was too much government intrusion telling people how to live their lives. A study shows that about…

Read More