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Category Archives: Accidents

Deadly Motorcycle Weekend

By utahbikelaw |

The weekend is usually when most crashes occur. Everyone is out of the office and trying to do errands or trying to relax. Negligence on the road seems to spike on the days we are trying to do the most things. However, these are not just fender-bender crashes; some crashes are fatal. Deadly Motorcycle… Read More »

Start Riding Smarter: Motorcycle Edition

By utahbikelaw |

Finally, we are seeing some warm weather here in Utah. It’s so nice to go outside and feel the sun on your face. However, as with any shift in seasons, there are dangers. In this blog post, we will dive into how motorcycle riders can be safer on the sunny roads that are coming…. Read More »

How to Avoid These Common Types of Motorcycle Accidents

By utahbikelaw |

Riding a motorcycle can be dangerous. In fact, motorcyclists are far more likely than motorists to sustain serious or fatal injuries in an accident. Because of this, motorcyclists should do everything possible to avoid getting into an accident. Here’s a look at some of the most common types of accidents–and how to avoid them:… Read More »

Motorcycle Crashes You Might Not Have Heard About

By utahbikelaw |

It is important to understand how important it is to be safe when riding around at night and during your commutes to work or wherever you are going. Since it is starting to warm up, more crashes are happening that involve motorcycle riders. It is important to always wear protective gear and to make… Read More »

Distracted Driving: Why It Is Dangerous

By utahbikelaw |

Most of the time when you hear about car accidents or motorcycle accidents it is accompanied with a “oh he was drunk driving” or “he was high when he was driving his father’s car”. What we don’t talk about enough is “distracted driving”. There are many things that can constitute distracted driving; texting and… Read More »

1 Dead After Motorcycle Crash American Fork

By utahbikelaw |

Motorcycle crashes are not something to glaze over. Around 5:30 p.m. on January 18, 2018 a man was killed in a motorcycle crash. He was riding his motorcycle when he crashed into the side of a car in an intersection. The motorcycle rider was thrown from his motorcycle. This crash happened in American Fork…. Read More »

Harley motorcycle with helmet

DO YOU NEED A MOTORCYCLE CRASH CHECKLIST

By utahbikelaw |

You will never be in a motorcycle crash – right? Hopefully you’re right! We hope that every motorcycle ride you have is great but you have to hope for the best and plan for the worst. If you are in a crash, or witness a crash, or have friends in a crash, here is quick… Read More »

The Best Motorcycle Safety Gear of 2016

By utahbikelaw |

Why buy motorcycle safety gear?  In 2014 there were an estimated 4,586 deaths and 92,000 injuries as a result from motorcycle accidents in the US. Motorcyclists are 26 times more likely than passenger car occupants to die in a crash per vehicle mile driven. Bike safety gear keeps you cool when it’s hot, warm… Read More »

Who is Liable

By utahbikelaw |

Every motorcycle injury case we handle needs to be evaluated for liability. “Liability” is defined as the state of being responsible for something, especially by law. In other words we must determine who is responsible for the crash and how much each person or persons are responsible. This sounds relatively easy, and sometimes it… Read More »

Rider Dies Blanding Utah

By utahbikelaw |

A number of riders were riding west-bound on State Road 95 when some of the riders noticed that one of their members were missing. They retraced their routs and discovered Mr. Foulkes lying motionless on the side of the road at about 4:00 p.m. The road surface might have been wet and that might… Read More »

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