Motorcycle riders in New Mexico may agree that safely riding a motorcycle depends both on the mental and physical skills of the rider. Riding a motorcycle is more dangerous than riding in a car, because while riding a motorcycle, the rider does not have much protection, the motorcycle is less stable than a car and, because of its smaller size, it is not as visible to other car drivers on the road.
Car accidents are way too common in the United States. Many residents of New Mexico would agree that despite serious efforts by law enforcement officials, a large number of car accidents still occur. Many of those accidents are caused by drunk or negligent driving, disobeying traffic rules and speeding. Accidents not only cause death, but also serious injuries and, at times, permanent disability.
A lawsuit has been filed against a leading nursing home chain for not providing adequate care to residents. The attorney general of New Mexico sued the nursing home chain in December 2014, citing their thin staffing as the reason behind the negligence and inadequate care.
Bicycle riders in Albuquerque, New Mexico, perhaps have cause to be concerned about their safety, especially when they ride alongside speeding motor vehicles. Although section 66 of New Mexico's motor vehicle code grants bicyclists rights and duties similar to motor vehicle drivers, not all cyclists abide by the law. As a consequence, the number of accidents involving bicycle riders is quite high.
Police in Bernalillo County respond to a lot of motor vehicle accident cases each month. Many of these accidents happen due to drunk driving. Accidents can lead to injuries and even death, and can also result in huge medical expenses for the accident victims.