Have you been in a motorcycle accident in West Virginia?

Why Call Us.

  • We are The Firm that Rides®, and we understand the challenges that motorcyclists face on a daily basis.
  • We are local, with offices located throughout the Mid-Atlantic.
  • We have decades of experience representing injured motorcyclists throughout the region.

Learn more about Liz Sorrell, who handles cases in West Virginia.

West Virginia Motorcycle Laws

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Motorcycle laws and statutes are different in each state—and they’re constantly evolving. In West Virginia, these laws affect the type of eye protection motorcyclists must wear and the definition and special regulations for antique motorcycles.

As part of our service to motorcycle riders in West Virginia, we maintain up-to-date, annotated versions of state laws and statutes for West Virginia, as well as several other states where we practice.

Getting accurate information starts by choosing a trusted source, and our West Virginia motorcycle accident lawyers are immersed in these laws on a daily basis.

Enjoy the best rides while avoiding trouble spots.

west virginia motorcycle fatalitiesThe winding pathways and sharp drop-offs along U.S. Highway 33 between Harman and Seneca Rocks in Pendleton County make it one of the most dangerous sections of road in the state.

There are regular calls to enhance the safety features on that mountainous stretch. Increased reliance on GPS navigation has taken more and more truckers through this shortcut connecting Interstate 79 with Interstate 81. If you’re taking this scenic route, exercise considerable caution.

Data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration showed that Clay County had the highest rate of motorcycle fatalities per 100,000 in 2014 at 11.18, followed by Ritchie County (9.99) and Hampshire County (8.52).

Still, the number of fatal motorcycle accidents remains low—no county has had more than five in a single year since 2010. In West Virginia and most other states, riding safely is more about how you ride than where you ride.

west virginia state supreme court buildingWe are advocates for West Virginia’s Riders.

We work tirelessly to ensure that your right to ride is protected in West Virginia.

If you believe your right to ride has been violated, contact us today and let us help you.