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NHTSA Motorcycle Safety Guidelines

By utahbikelaw |

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issues guidelines that are meant to influence each state’s approach to managing traffic safety. The federal government exercises some degree of power over state highway authorities by virtue of financing many of the highways in the state. In essence the federal government says dance to our tune… Read More »

Make Motorcycle Visible

By utahbikelaw |

With Spring rapidly approaching, more of us will be taking to the road on our motorcycles. Many cagers have become complacent about looking for us over the winter. After almost all accidents involving an automobile pulling out in front of a motorcycle, the driver will say “I didn’t see him.” We as motorcyclists must… Read More »

Group Ride Etiquette

By utahbikelaw |

So you want to ride in a group ride. You have never done this before, but you have seen the huge line of motorcycles on the highway and you have decided you would like to be a part of that kind of brotherhood. You have checked the internet and found a charity ride or… Read More »

Scooter Classes

By utahbikelaw |

This is a reprint from a Salt Lake Tribune Article by Tom Wharton. I could not agree more. Scooter accident rates are not reported separately, but are included in statistics compiled for motorcycles. Keri Gibson, a safety specialist for the Utah Highway Safety Office, said the number of motorcycle accidents is increasing along with… Read More »

Gear Saves Lives

By utahbikelaw |

Over this past weekend in and around St. George Utah there were three motorcycle accidents. Motorcycle riders are more exposed to the elements that vehicle drivers are so they have to really watch to make sure they do not become dehydrated or suffer the effects of overheating. This is what happened to at least… Read More »

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