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Safety Tips Riders Swear By!

By utahbikelaw |

Since the Utah weather cannot seem to make up its mind, we have decided to give you some safety tips that apply to both winter and summer weather (and others in between). Motorcycle accidents happen more often than anyone would like so here are some tips on how to be a little bit safer…. Read More »

The True Cost of Drowsy Driving

By utahbikelaw |

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

By utahbikelaw |

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 »

10 Facts Riders Need To Know

By utahbikelaw |

1) Motorcycle Safety Fact: Over half of all fatal motorcycle crashes involve another vehicle. Most of the time, the motorist, not the motorcyclist, is at fault. There are a lot more cars and trucks than motorcycles on the road, and some drivers don’t “recognize” a motorcycle – they ignore it (usually unintentionally). 2) Motorcycle… 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 »

Gephardt Gets Ambulance Issue Right

By utahbikelaw |

If you are in a motorcycle accident and someone calls for an ambulance that shows up and you are not injured and the attendants do nothing for you have to pay for the ambulance? The answer is yes now, maybe but probably not in the future. Bill Gephardt took on this issue and brought… Read More »

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