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Motorcycle Riders Express Frustration

By utahbikelaw |

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 continues, this number will set the… Read More »

Motorcycle Rider Dies After U-turn Crash

By utahbikelaw |

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 a U-turn in front… Read More »

Utah Motorcycle Helmet Laws

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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 “serious message” to motorcyclists… Read More »

Motorcycle Profiling: It Happens More Often Than Not

By utahbikelaw |

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… Read More »

Motorcycle Attorney Fees – What You Need to Know.

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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—sometimes attorney fees are too high—let me explain…. Read More »

Biking 101: Utah’s Motorcycle Laws

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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 is stopping… Read More »

The Best Motorcycle Safety Gear of 2016

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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 »

Utah Motorcycle Registration

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Motorcycle Registration 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… Read More »

Utah Helmet

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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. Utah Helmet Laws In the state of Utah, helmets are not required for every rider. However, all riders who are age 17 or younger must wear… Read More »

Utah Helmet Discussed

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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: All motorcycle riders 21 years of… Read More »

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