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The Truth Behind These Popular Motorcycle Myths

By utahbikelaw |

There are a lot of misconceptions out there about motorcycles. Believing these misconceptions will not only make you look foolish, but it can also put you in serious danger while riding. It’s time to separate fact from fiction–here is the truth behind these common motorcycle myths: Myth: It’s best to lay down your bike… Read More »

Biking 101: Utah’s Motorcycle Laws

By utahbikelaw |

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 »

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

By utahbikelaw |

The National Safety Council has declared April Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Eighty percent of American drivers believe hands-free devices are safer than using a handheld phone. Eight percent of American drivers are mistaken! More than 30 studies show hands-free devices are no safer because the brain remains distracted by the conversation. When talking on… Read More »

Led Lights

By utahbikelaw |

The visibility of motorcycles is an issue. After an accident the offending driver all too often says “I just did not see the motorcycle!” This might help. I have had a lot of interesting questions from many motorcyclists concerning the law on LED (light emitting diode) lighting for motorcycles. I have done some research… Read More »

Motorcycle Wheelies

By utahbikelaw |

CALIFORNIA: On Saturday April 12, the Roseville Police responded to a accident call on Westbound Douglas Blvd near Sierra College Blvd. It was reported that a motorcyle heading west collided with a Subaru passenger vehicle that was exiting Sierra Nursery & Rock. The passenger of the motorcycle was airlifted and last reported to have… Read More »

Sober Riders Motorcycle Club Charity Ride

By utahbikelaw |

The Sober Ribers Motorcycle Club and the Black Rock Crew are throwing a charity ride on August 10, 2013. There will be a poker run and then a Bug Dot barbecue after. Everyone will be meeting at 8 a.m. at Murray Alano Club (5056 S. 300 West). The ride ends at 863 Sundown Lane,… Read More »

Injury From Crash

By utahbikelaw |

Texas: Granite Shoals Police Chief J.P. Wilson was in critical condition suffering from brain injury as a result of a motorcycle crash over the weekend. A woman reportedly pulled out in front of Wilson causing the crash. Brain injury is one of the most devastating injuries that arise from motorcycle accidents. The brain is… Read More »

Roy Man Killed Hit And Run

By utahbikelaw |

The Deseret News reported that Jeffrey Spears was killed in a hit-and-run motorcycle accident last Saturday night. ABC News reported that a 24-year-old woman by the name of Mercury Vongsengxay turned herself in the following morning after have left the scene of the accident the previous night. I have written before about hit-and-run motorcycle… Read More »

Disturbing Road Rage Against Motorcyclist

By utahbikelaw |

Arlon Miller engaged in an act of road rage that is truly disturbing. It appears that Miller was driving his pickup truck near Camp Williams and a motorcycle rider was following closely in an attempt to avoid hitting deer. Mr. Miller took offense at the close following and after flashing his brake lights a… Read More »

The Neverending Red Light Solution

By utahbikelaw |

You are cruising along on a beautiful evening ride – you come upon an intersection that is controlled by a traffic light. The light is red to you. You slow down and come to a gentle stop. You expect the light to change in perhaps 30 seconds or so. You adjust a glove –… Read More »

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