As reported by KGMI, a Bellingham man died in a dirt bike accident that happened in Island County this past Friday. According to Washington State Patrol, 29-year-old Joshua H. Heneger was riding on a dirt road near Clinton at about 7:30 p.m. when he lost control of the bike and crashed into a hard object. The rider was not wearing a helmet and the cause of the accident is still being investigated.
Dirt bike riding is a huge draw for many – especially young men. It’s full of adrenaline pumping and dare devil opportunities. Unfortunately, each year hundreds of children and adults are killed or injured in accidents involving a dirt bike. Dirt bike safety must be taken very seriously.Read More
ATVs and dirt bikes have different purposes and levels of safety. Dirt bikes are great for thrill seekers and those looking to explore single-track trails in remote locations. ATVs are great for transporting people and items like carrying an elk out or for leisurely rides around farms, trails and campsites. Overall, ATVs are easier to learn and dirt bikes are easier to haul. Each comes with their own level of risk; both ATV and dirt bike accidents can be very serious. Many people are injured in ATV and dirt bike wrecks every year.Read More
Dirt biking riding is popular but it’s very important to understand dirt bike riding safety tips in order to reduce your chances of being injured in a dirt bike crash. Simple choices like riding trails instead of racing, choosing a bike with power that fits your age and skill level, avoiding drinking while riding and wearing protective gear can dramatically reduce your risk of serious injury from dirt bike accidents.
If you or a loved one was injured in a dirt bike accident because of the negligence of another, contact a dirt bike lawyer as soon as you are able. The Bellingham bike injury lawyer can discuss your legal rights and may be able to help you recover damages for your injuries.Read More