This book details the mechanics of riding a motorcycle and motorcycle performance. Rider safety considerations and human factors issues such as conspicuity, evasive action, warning to the rider, and rider experience and training are discussed in detail. Quasi-motorcycles are compared and contrasted with standard motorcycles to acquaint the reader with their similarities and differences. Techniques and methods for reconstructing motorcycle accidents are covered in detail and a wide variety of example cases are given. Legal issues of motorcycle use are explained with extensive case studies and examples and include topics such as helmet laws, negligence, laws governing accidents, warnings, roadway defects, motorcycle defects, injury to passengers, and Dram Shop liability in DUI cases. This edition includes accident cause factors and identification of countermeasures, commonly known asThe Hurt Report, on CD-ROM.... wire spokes instead of a solid metal center Wiring diagram: An engineering drawing that shows how wires are routed and connected Wobble: Any of several cyclic instability modes Wrist rocket: Crotch rocket for polite company XLH . . . : Harley Sportster model XLR . . . : Honda model XN . . . : Suzuki model XR . . . : Honda model XR1000: Harley Sportster XT, XV, or XZ . ... January, 1989-January , 2001.
|Title||:||Motorcycle Accident Reconstruction and Litigation|
|Author||:||Kenneth S. Obenski, Paul F. Hill|
|Publisher||:||Lawyers & Judges Publishing - 2002|