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Utah AG Shurtleff’s Motorcycle Injury Surgery Costs Big Bucks

By utahbikelaw |

Mark Shurtleff had a motorcycle crash in 2007 and has required a dozen surgeries to repair a shattered and infected leg. Shurtleff is running for a senate seat in Utah against GOP incumbent Bob Bennett and as a result Shurtleff had to report his financial status. He makes $153,839 per year as Utah’s top… Read More »

colorado crash

By utahbikelaw |

A man in Colorado’s Weld County was arrested recently in connection with a 2007 motorcycle crash that killed a 21-year-old woman who was the passenger on his motorcycle when they crashed. Tyrrell Kochenower, the motorcycle driver, was arrested and is being held on a $100,000 bond. The crash, which happened on Sept. 21, 2007,… Read More »

Dust Off the Motorcycle Cobwebs & Practice – But Be Careful

By utahbikelaw |

Every spring I take my motorcycle and along with my daughter, who has her own motorcycle, go down to the school parking lot on 5400 South State in Salt Lake City and practice. We go here because the Motorcycle Safety Foundation teaches a motorcycle safety class here almost every weekend throughout the spring and… Read More »

Target Fixation

By utahbikelaw |

Target fixation occurs when you go where you look. It is a phenomenon that especially occurs when riding a two-wheeled vehicle but also happens when driving a vehicle. Sounds simple, and it is, but the implications can be enormous. It plays an important role when faced with an immediate threat or danger. Imagine you… Read More »

Jeff Decker Sculpture Stolen

By utahbikelaw |

A four ton bronze sculpture by Jeff Decker named “Land Speed” was stolen from the front of Timpanogos Harley sometime this past Friday night. Obviously heavy machinery was required to abscond with the sculpture. “Land Speed” was mounted on top of a huge boulder and all is gone – including the boulder. Lindon police… Read More »

Unanswered Questions in Motorcycle Death

By utahbikelaw |

Zachary Graham Brown was killed in a motorcycle crash in West Haven Utah on April 7, 2010. Like so many motorcycle crash cases we handle the driver of the car told police she never saw Brown on his motorcycle until the two collided. Brown was reported to be going through a green light where… Read More »

Two Deaths Over Weekend

By utahbikelaw |

Kenneth Wayne Hemmingway was traveling southbound on I-15 in Salt Lake City on Sunday when he apparently lost control and struck a cement barrier. Mr. Hemmingway was dead at the scene of the crash. On Friday April 13, 2012 a 50-year-old man was westbound on his motorcycle on 12th Street in Ogden when a… Read More »

Women Motorcycle Riders Unite!

By utahbikelaw |

Women Riders Now is a great website that is dedicated to women motorcycle riders. You can sign up for their great newsletter that is of high quality and timely every month. For example this month’s newsletter reminds all of us that May 7, 2010 has been designated International Female Ride Day and encourages all… Read More »

Christian Motorcycle Riders at it Again in St. George Utah

By utahbikelaw |

The Black Sheep – Harley Davidson For Christ chapter of the Souther Utah Harleys Owners Group (HOG) sponsored an event that raised funds to benefit foster children. The event at Zion Harley Davidson included motorcycle riding skills courses followed by a poker run. This is just another example of the ongoing efforts of motorcycle… Read More »

Salt Lake City Architect Dies in Scooter Crash

By utahbikelaw |

Stephen England was riding his scooter Thursday July 8, 2010 at about 8:00 AM at 200 East and 50 South in Salt Lake City when a car turning left caused the crash. Although Mr. England was wearing a helmet he suffered multiple injuries and died at the hospital. This is another preventable crash. With… Read More »

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