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7 Crazy Motorcycle Safety Mistakes From Stock Photos

Stock photos are meant to appeal to a wide audience, and typically reflect everyday activities—like a family eating dinner, business executives shaking hands, or students in a classroom. However, not all stock photos are so conventional. Through our online research on motorcycle safety, we've come across some pretty crazy depictions of supposedly "normal" activities on a motorcycle. We compiled a few of the most outlandish and dangerous stock photographs, so others could learn from these 7 Crazy Motorcycle Safety Mistakes.

is your teen drinking?
Is Your Teenager Drinking?

Only 1 in 100 parents believe his or her child binge drinks. But, according to anonymous surveys given to high school students, 1 out of every 6 teens regularly binge drinks. Not sure if your child is drinking? Look for these telltale signs...

Motorcycle Passenger Safety Tips
Motorcycle Passenger Safety Tips

The best way to avoid a crash is to prevent it from happening. By knowing the right way to ride, passengers can help everyone stay safe and maintain control. We've put together this list to keep your rides safe and accident free.

Pittsburgh's Best Biking Trails
Pittsburgh's Best Biking Trails

You collect your gear, grab your helmet, hook up the bike racks, and now you're ready to ride. The only problem is that you're not sure where to go. If you live near Pittsburgh, we've got just the locations for your next bicycle trip.

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How to Drive During Pittsburgh’s Rainy Season

Rain, fog, and weather-worn roadways are all hazards that come with the rainy season. So, buckle-up and get ready to ride out the rain and other unfavorable spring conditions with these tricks for driving during Pittsburgh’s rainy season.

Safety Tips for Spring Riders
Motorcycle Safety Tips for Spring Riders

The weather is warming, the sun is shining, and it's starting to look like riding season. After waiting through what seemed like an infinite winter, it's finally time to get your bike out of storage and back on the road.

Definitive Guide to Safe Playgrounds
The Definitive Guide to Safe Playgrounds

As the ground thaws, kids that have been cooped up inside all winter take to their backyard swing sets, jungle gyms, or local public playgrounds for some outdoor entertainment. But, playgrounds aren't always fun and games. Each year in the United States, more than 200,000 children ages 14 and younger end up in emergency rooms with playground-related injuries.

Middle-Aged Drivers and Eyesight
The Surprising Ways Age Affects Driving

33% of those 40 and older will be affected by age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy or cataracts. On top of our risk for developing these issues, eyes go through the aging process along with the rest of our bodies, and certain changes in our bodies can significantly impact older eyes. The risk for middle-aged drivers exists because this gradual decline in vision happens over time, and many don’t realize that they've developed a visual impairment at all.

Spring Back Into Bicycle Season
Spring Back Into Bicycle Season

April is right around the corner. While it's notorious for showers and rainy weather, April's clear days are the perfect invitation to hop back on your bicycle for a ride. We've put together a few safety tips and tricks to make the most of your biking adventures.

The Incredible History of Motorcycles
The Incredible History of Motorcycles

For over 150 years, motorcycles have been capturing the enthusiasm and excitement of riders all over the world. But few know how this fascinating form of transportation went from steam-powered, coal-burning bicycles to the gas-powered choppers of today.

Why Personal Injury Settlement Calculators Don't Work
Why Personal Injury Settlement Calculators Don't Work

If you've been injured in an accident, you might be wondering, "How much money will I get for my personal injury case?" If you've searched the internet, you might have seen something called a Personal Injury Settlement Calculator. They sound great, but beware – they aren't telling you the whole story.

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Attorney Brad Trust and Carlos Parra Join Pittsburgh Office

Edgar Snyder & Associates, the Pennsylvania-based law firm that helps injury victims, announced two new hires at their downtown Pittsburgh location.

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Power Woman of the Week: Attorney Christine Zaremski-Young

In 2004, Attorney Zaremski-Young started working as a law clerk here at the firm while she was still a law school student. Almost exactly 11 years later, Attorney Zaremski-Young is now the youngest partner at Edgar Snyder & Associates.

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Must-Have Motorcycle Safety Gear

Safe riding gear can make all the difference if you are involved in an accident on your motorcycle. We've put together a list of our top safety picks to take your gear to the next level this motorcycle season.

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The Most Dangerous Thing We Do All Day

You may be surprised to learn that regardless of career or workplace, every weekday most employed adults all take part in the same extremely risky activity—driving home from work.

Your Secret Weapon in an Accident
Your Secret Weapon After a Car Accident

As much as we'd like to eliminate them altogether, car accidents can still happen – no matter how careful you are. So if we can't prevent them, we might as well be prepared if we're ever involved in one. Find out why your camera is your secret weapon after an accident.

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Power Woman of the Week: Attorney Cynthia Danel

To commemorate Women's History Month, throughout March we will be spotlighting some of the amazing "Power Women" of Edgar Snyder & Associates. First on our list: Attorney Cynthia Danel.

Why Do People Drink on St. Patrick's Day?
St. Patrick's Day and Drinking

The alcohol starts flowing early on March 17 – or the weekend prior, and there's no need to be Irish to celebrate. Have you ever wondered why that tradition exists? Is there some historical explanation or is it just the result of large groups of people getting together to celebrate the same holiday?

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Law's Leading Ladies Throughout History

Women’s History Month is a time to spotlight the many accomplishments and contributions to society made by women.The brave individuals on our list of Law’s Leading Ladies Throughout History paved the way for all women working in the field of law today.

What is Guardianship?
What is Guardianship?

March is officially known as Brain Injury Awareness month. It's a time to highlight how these serious injuries can affect its victims and their families. It's a scary situation and often very confusing for many families. Understanding who is legally responsible for a loved one's estate and affairs after a brain injury can be complex.