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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 »

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 »

Sturgis Bound 2015

By utahbikelaw |

Many brothers and sisters are already in Winter’s embrace while here in Utah we are fortunate to still have riding opportunities which are also soon to end. Winter is a good time to plan that epic road trip for the next year. I already have made plans for mine. I am a member of… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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