Whidbey Island Motorcycle Accident Facts
According to The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2016, 20 cars out of every 100,000 ended up in fatal crashes. The rate for motorcycles is 66 per 100,000. We are not suggesting you sell your motorcycle, but just keep safety in mind. Did you know that 47% of all motorcycle crashes occur at intersections? A motorcycle rider not wearing a helmet is 40% more likely to sustain a fatal head injury in a crash than a rider who is wearing a helmet.
Whidbey Island Motorcycle insurance should be an important part of your planning. Our personal insurance policies cover all kinds of motorcycles, from sport bikes, cruisers, standard bikes, touring bikes, custom motorcycles, scooters and classic motorcycles. Our policies can also cover liability, uninsured motorist, medical coverage, custom equipment, medical payments, towing, and labor. Make sure each piece of special equipment is listed on your motorcycle insurance policy
- Wear a Helmet. Buy a full-face helmet for the best protection for your head and eyes.
- Get to know your bike’s capabilities.
- Check lights on a regular basis.
- Always wear protective clothing.
- Never pass between vehicles.
- Use your headlamps both night and day, and wear yellow, red or orange jackets to make yourself easy to see.
At Craven Insurance, we offer you the flexibility of shopping for and purchasing insurance on-line, over the phone or in person at one of our office locations. Whatever your choice you will be dealing with experienced licensed insurance agents that work for you, not for the insurance companies. And you can mix and match, get a quote on-line and then make a personal appointment with one of our agents to review your options.