Category: Motorcycle Accidents

California Helmet Laws

Motorcycle accident,Motorcycle Accidents,motorcyclist,safety | June 29, 2019

Helmets are an integral component of operating any vehicle, whether motorized or manually powered. Though many California residents, especially those belonging to the younger crowd, might not enjoy wearing helmets, they decrease the chance of injury during an accident. It isn’t safe to assume that your own riding abilities can prevent all accidents, making helmets…

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Is Lane Splitting Legal in California?

Motorcycle accident,Motorcycle Accidents,motorcyclist | May 15, 2019

Lane-splitting, also called “white lining,” is the act of passing between adjacent lanes of moving traffic. Understandably, many jurisdictions consider this a dangerous practice and have specific laws prohibiting lane-splitting. Other jurisdictions recognize that lane-splitting can be a life-saving maneuver in some traffic patterns and have clear guidelines stipulating when and how lane-splitting can be…

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How to Prevent Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle accident,Motorcycle Accidents,motorcyclist | May 8, 2019

Motorcycle accidents are incredibly damaging. A motorcycle offers its operator virtually no protection from crash forces, unlike an enclosed passenger car with body panels and a sturdy frame to cushion the impact force from a crash. All motorcyclists should know how to prevent motorcycle accidents. While it is impossible for any rider to fully anticipate…

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Do I need a motorcycle license in California?

Motorcycle Accidents,Our Blog | July 27, 2018

Motorcyclists in California need to have a special license in order to drive their motorcycles. At your local Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), this license costs $35 and requires you to provide proof of identity, pass a motorcycle training program or skills test and pass a written test. You also need to have had a…

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These 3 injuries are more common for motorcyclists

Motorcycle Accidents,Our Blog | July 10, 2018

Motorcycle accidents can impact a person significantly in just an instant. From the fact that they have little to no protection against impact, it’s easy to see why motorcycle crashes are so dangerous. People who go through motorcycle accidents are exposed to a few specific kinds of injuries that are less common in passenger-vehicle collisions….

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Have you considered these driving safety tips?

Motorcycle Accidents,Our Blog | June 22, 2018

What if someone gave you a handful of driving safety tips and told you that each one would make you and your family 5 percent less likely to get into a car accident. Would you follow the tips or simply continue with your normal, riskier driving habits? Hopefully, everyone reading this blog would follow all…

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