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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 »

The True Cost of Drowsy Driving

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Drowsy driving is a far too common occurrence today. It’s in part due to Americans chronically getting less sleep than they need. More than a third of American adults don’t sleep enough on a regular basis. Lack of Sleep can Mimic the Effects of Drunkenness When you’re sleep deprived and driving, it’s a dangerous… 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 »

5 of the Best Motorcycle Roads in Utah

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Here at Utah Bike Law, we are motorcycle riders ourselves. We pride ourselves in knowing motorcycles personally. We want you to be able to enjoy riding in Utah as much as we have so we have found some roads that other bikers from Utah have rated some of the best. Mexican Hat to Bryce… Read More »

Debris on Highway Injures Biker

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Not too long ago in April 2010 a motorcycle rider and his child passenger on a motorcycle struck a recliner on the highway near Santaquin Utah. This past Tuesday July 6, 2010 another motorcycle rider struck more debris on the highway near Bluffdale. This time the offending debris was a plastic garbage can on… Read More »

New Utah Scooter & Motorcycle Laws

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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… Read More »

NHTSA Motorcycle Safety Guidelines

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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 »

May is Motorcycle Safety Month – Missing the Mark?

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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 »

Stupid to Drive Without Motorcycle Insurance

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Here is a full reprint of an article in The Standard titled Unlawful and stupid to drive without insurance: Oct. 2 2009 I was out on my Harley Davidson motorcycle on my way to a job when some one turned left in front of me. I had two choices. Hit the pickup or lay… Read More »

Discount for Motorcycle Tickets – Good Idea

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Ronda Menlove, R-Garland, whose 1st District includes the rest of Tooele County along with parts of Box Elder County will be sponsoring legislation to provide a $10 discount for motorcycle and ATV riders who are wearing helmets when they receive a ticket for a moving violation. This is a simple, fun and positive way… Read More »

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