Category: Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcyclist killed in California accident

Motorcycle Accidents,Our Blog | July 28, 2016

Authorities say that a 22-year-old man was killed when a Nissan Pathfinder turned left into the path of his motorcycle at about 8:20 p.m. on July 17. The crash took place 3400 block of Santa Maria Way in Orcutt when the motorcycle traveling westbound collided with the vehicle. Police say that the SUV driver was…

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Tips for motorcycle safety

Motorcycle Accidents,Our Blog | May 9, 2016

There are a number of myths about motorcycle safety that cyclists in California should be familiar with. For example, leather is not just for fashion. It helps prevent scrapes and cuts in an accident. That full-faced helmets restrict visibility is another myth. The Department of Transportation requires all such helmets to be constructed so that…

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Fatal accident shuts down both sides of highway

Motorcycle Accidents,Our Blog | April 19, 2016

On April 5, the California Highway Patrol reported a fatal motorcycle accident in Walnut Creek. The crash took place near the North Main Street off-ramp on Interstate 680 shortly before 12:41 p.m. A motorcyclist was ejected from a motorcycle and thrown from one side of the highway to the other after colliding with a vehicle….

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Rapper Fetty Wap injured in motorcycle crash

Motorcycle Accidents,Our Blog | September 30, 2015

California music fans may be interested to learn that rapper Fetty Wap was injured in a motorcycle crash in New Jersey on Sept. 26, according to media reports. Word of the accident first spread through eyewitness accounts posted on Twitter. The 25-year-old rapper, who was born Willie Maxwell, was reportedly driving his brand new motorcycle…

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Most common type of motorcycle wreck in 2014? Single-vehicle

Car Accidents,insurance,Motorcycle Accidents,Our Blog | July 4, 2015

If you’re like most motorcyclists, you’ve probably been told to take special care at intersections, because drivers often don’t notice motorcycles when they make turns. Another hazard is following or being followed by passenger vehicles, because drivers often don’t understand how quickly bikes can stop — or they themselves stop on a dime without any…

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With self-driving Google cars, speed gets traded for safety

Motorcycle Accidents,Our Blog | June 4, 2015

Most Californians are well aware of Google’s project to develop fully autonomous vehicles. While many universities and private companies are working on perfecting the technology of self-driving cars, Google’s efforts are especially noticeable, as their vehicles have already logged more than 1 million miles of test driving, most of which were on California roads. So…

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California focuses on motorcycle safety in May

Motorcycle Accidents,Our Blog | May 8, 2015

If you didn’t get your safety-awareness fill in April during Distracted Driving Awareness Month, you’re in for some good news. All across California, May has been designated Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. In all seriousness, this is an issue that, like distracted driving, is worthy of its own month. Far too many motorcyclists are killed and…

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