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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

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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 »

Motorcycle Wheelies

By utahbikelaw |

CALIFORNIA: On Saturday April 12, the Roseville Police responded to a accident call on Westbound Douglas Blvd near Sierra College Blvd. It was reported that a motorcyle heading west collided with a Subaru passenger vehicle that was exiting Sierra Nursery & Rock. The passenger of the motorcycle was airlifted and last reported to have… Read More »

Crash Summit County

By utahbikelaw |

A terrible motorcycle crash occurred yesterday, Saturday May 24, 2015 at about 11 AM. Jeremy Morgan, 24-year-old of Park City is in critical condition in a Salt Lake hospital. Jeremy was southbound and the bus was northbound on State road 32 where it intersects with Browns Canyon Road. This intersection is south of Rockport… Read More »

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