Minor Motorcyclists and Passengers Must Wear Helmets in Texas…But Don’t

Like most U.S. states, Texas allows adult motorcyclists to make their own decisions about whether or not to wear a helmet. In Texas, a motorcycle rider aged 21 or older is exempt from the motorcycle helmet requirement if he or she completes an approved Motorcycle Operator Training Course and carries appropriate medical insurance coverage. However, […]

Texas Motorcycle Accident Statistics

Motorcycles are a popular mode of transportation and recreation, in Texas and around the country. Between 2006 and 2015, the number of registered motorcycles in the United States increased by more than 30%, to more than 8.5 million. Unfortunately, despite its many advantages, motorcycling is far more dangerous than traveling by car, truck, bus, or […]

So You Think You Have Enough Underinsured Motorist Coverage? Think Again.

How Much Underinsured Motorist Coverage Do You Really Have? Texas law allows insurance companies to arbitrarily deny your underinsured motorist claim without fear of repercussion. Underinsured Motorist Coverage (UIM) is extra insurance you buy so that if you get seriously injured by someone carrying a policy that does not have sufficient limits to cover all […]