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Crazed Squirrel Assaults Man on Motorcycle

By utahbikelaw |

I thought this was hilarious and wanted to reprint this article from North American Defense Against Squirrels where you can find many more anti-squirrel propoganda: I never dreamed that slowly cruising on my motorcycle through a residential neighborhood could be so incredibly dangerous! Little did I suspect. I was on Brice Street – a… Read More »

Great Motorcycle Trips Memorial Day

By utahbikelaw |

If you are new to Utah or even a long-time resident you might not be aware of all of the fantastic motorcycle routes in Utah. MotorcycleRoads.com is a great website that lists rides across the United States. To say that the site simply lists motorcycle rides is to minimally describe the beautiful sky as… Read More »

New Motorcycle Laws

By utahbikelaw |

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 under 19 years will have… Read More »

Taylorsville Utah Woman Killed On Scooter

By utahbikelaw |

Michelle Rioja was reported by the Salt Lake Tribune to have died at the scene of a tragic scooter crash. It appears that Rioja may have abruptly turned her scooter to the left in order to avoid a line of parked cars. The abrupt turn caused the scooter to flip and Rioja somersaulted over… Read More »

Redwood Road Accident Kills One Motorcycle Rider and Another Is In Critical Condition

By utahbikelaw |

At about noon today a 28-year-old motorcycle driver, James Scarbrough from Layton, Utah, was killed and his 31-year-old passenger was sent to the hospital in critical condition. It appears that the motorcycle was traveling in the inside lane when a car in the outside lane stopped to allow another car turn left across the… Read More »

The Problems with Road Rage

By utahbikelaw |

I am sure that almost every motorcycle rider in and around Utah has heard about the “road rage motorcycle crash” that occurred in Centerville Utah on September 4, 2008. I have resisted writing about this truly unfortunate accident because I wanted to have an appreciation for all sides before commenting. This motorcycle crash was… Read More »

BYU Scooter Use Doubles

By utahbikelaw |

The use of scooters on campuses across the United States is increasing dramatically. BYU has more than doubled their free motorcycle parking permits from around 700 last year to more than 1500 this year. The primary reason for the increase in scooter use is, ofcourse, the high price of gasoline. But there are other… Read More »

Motorcyclist Dies in Zion Park

By utahbikelaw |

The Salt Lake Tribune reported yesterday that 52-year-old Eugene Carlston lost control of his motorcycle and crashed yesterday at about 5:30 pm. The crash occurred south of Kolob Terrace Road where he apparently drove off the pavement, laid the motorcycle on its side and slid. Mr. Carlston suffered severe head trauma. I do not… Read More »

Utah Motorcycle Driver and Young Passenger Crash Into Chair on Freeway

By utahbikelaw |

On Saturday at about 4:00 p.m. near Santaquin Utah a motorcycle driven by a 39-year-old man and a 6-year-old girl crashed into a recliner chair that had fallen onto I-15 near Santaquin, Utah. This crash was reported in the Salt Lake Tribune. The man was taken by medical helicopter to Utah Valley Regional Medical… Read More »

May is Motorcycle Safety Month – Missing the Mark?

By utahbikelaw |

I read two articles this morning. The first article was in the Salt Lake Tribune titled “Utah Bikers Warily Approach Riding Season” and the other article was on the local Fox website titles “Motorcycle Safety Urged with New Statewide Campaign.” Both articles focus on motorcycle safety. The Tribune article makes a mistake in its… Read More »

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