What happens to your motorcycle after a crash?

Posted by George Tait | Jun 24, 2022 | 0 Comments

Oftentimes after a motorcycle crash your beloved motorcycle is not in any shape to be ridden home or anywhere else.  With or without your knowledge, your motorcycle will be moved by a tow yard.  Wondering what happens to your motorcycle after a crash?  Read on!

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Motorcycle Medical Insurance

Posted by George Tait | Jan 21, 2022 | 0 Comments

Hello fellow bikers, George Tait here, Utah Bike Law. You know there's a thing when you're in a car crash called PIP, personal injury protection. PIP kicks in to pay three thousand dollars' worth of your medical bills regardless of who's at fault. In a motorcycle crash, there's no such thing as...

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How Injured Motorcycle Riders in Utah Get Shafted

Posted by George Tait | Sep 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

You are riding your motorcycle. You are in a crash. It is not your fault. You think you have good insurance coverage and you will be treated fairly if you have to go to trial—think again! Motorcycle Insurance in Utah Does Not Have Personal Injury Protection Motorcycle coverage in Utah does not ha...

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Motorcycle Riders Express Frustration

Posted by George Tait | Jul 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Yesterday, local Utah bikers gathers outside of Caesar's Motorcycle Parts & Service to discuss the outrageous amount of motorcycle deaths this year. Twenty-five people have been killed in motorcycle crashes in Utah. That is a higher number of deaths than most previous years in Utah. If the trend ...

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Motorcycle Rider Dies After U-turn Crash

Posted by George Tait | Jun 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday, a 23-year-old motorcycle driverdied after being in a collision of State Street in Salt Lake City, UT. The crash occurred on Saturday June 16, 2018 around noon time. What Happened Marcos Villagrana, the motorcycle rider, was driving down State Street in South Salt Lake when an SUV made...

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Utah Motorcycle Helmet Laws

Posted by George Tait | Jun 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah lawmakers passed a bill Wednesday to require motorcyclists under age 21 to wear helmets. Lawmakers facetiously considered an amendment to allow an exemption to the law but only if motorcyclists are registered organ donors. It may sound like a joke, but it would send a “s...

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Motorcycle Profiling: It Happens More Often Than Not

Posted by George Tait | Mar 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

There are many different kinds of profiling that we hear about mostly in the press. There are so many different areas of profiling it is hard not to see an end to profiling. One area that is not as “popular” or well-known is motorcycle profiling. This happens all the time and no one is really...

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Motorcycle Attorney Fees – What You Need to Know.

Posted by George Tait | Dec 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Motorcycle Attorney Fees – What You Need to Know. Every injured motorcyclist that has had the misfortune to be involved in a motorcycle accident has probably complained that their attorney's fees for handling the motorcycle injury case were too high. As a practicing trial attorney I agree—sometim...

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Biking 101: Utah’s Motorcycle Laws 2017

Posted by George Tait | Dec 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

It's midafternoon and you're cruising down the highway on your new motorcycle, loving the feel of the fresh air whipping across your face. You're lost in your thoughts and the gorgeous Utah scenery when suddenly; you hear a siren behind you. It takes a moment before you realize that a police car ...

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The Best Motorcycle Safety Gear of 2016

Posted by George Tait | Jul 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

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 when it's cold, dry ...

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Utah Motorcycle Registration

Posted by George Tait | May 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

After taking the time to earn your motorcycle license, you are likely looking at the next big step: Buying a new motorcycle. Some people borrow a bike while they are securing the license or may use a lower-powered one during their learning phase. When you decide to buy your own or “power up” to t...

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Utah Motorcycle

Posted by George Tait | Mar 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

In the state of Utah, drivers of all types of motor vehicles, including motorcycles, are required to purchase an adequate insurance policy. If you don't purchase the insurance you need for your motorcycle, it may be impounded. If you get into an accident without insurance, you may face other seri...

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Utah Helmet Discussed

Posted by George Tait | Mar 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

The legislative session in Utah is in full swing and it would not be complete without a representative wanting to bring forward a bill dealing with motorcycles. House Bill 158 “Motorcycle Helmet Law Amendments”, sponsored by Rep. Neil Hansen, D-Ogden is a bill, that if passed, would require: A...

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Utah Helmet

Posted by George Tait | Mar 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Wearing a helmet while riding your motorcycle can help you avoid serious injuries in the event of a crash. In some cases, helmets are even required by law. In the state of Utah, helmets are not required for every rider. However, all riders who are age 17 or younger must wear a helmet while riding...

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Health Insurance Discrimination

Posted by George Tait | Mar 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

The American Motorcycle Association has started a very interesting program called AMA Go Ride! and as part of that they have what they call “Freedom Friday” to raise awareness about issues that threaten motorcycle freedoms. Danielle Fowles, AMA grassroots coordinator says the issue of health ins...

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Coverage Utah

Posted by George Tait | Mar 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Comparing insurance policies: Insurance companies advertise that they can beat any other insurance company's rates. What you needto know is what coverage you need in order to compare rates and I will try to answer that question in this article. So, a topic near and dear to all of our hearts, insu...

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New Utah Scooter & Motorcycle Laws

Posted by George Tait | Mar 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

In Utah scooters are considered motorcycles. Why they are considered motorcycles will be the topic of another post. What I want to discuss here are the new laws that take effect July 1, 2009. In essence the new laws are: If you are less than 19 years old and want to get a motorcycle license you w...

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Wrapping Up Personal Injury Case

Posted by George Tait | Mar 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Reaching the offer stage of a personal injury case is a huge accomplishment for injured claimants. However, a Salt Lake City motorcycle accident lawyer knows that there is still much work to be done within the first several months after an offer is made. A Salt Lake City Motorcycle Accident Attor...

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New Motorcycle Laws

Posted by George Tait | Mar 08, 2016 | 0 Comments

With reports of some bikers doing stunts on I-15 and a rash of recent motorcycle fatalities and accidents it appears that the Utah Legislature has some plans. KSL here in Salt Lake has some pretty spectacular videos of motorcyclists performing stunts at high speed. Starting in July all people und...

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