Motorcycle Accidents

The most common injuries suffered by motorcyclists

Riding a motorcycle is one of the most fun activities anyone can engage in, but it’s also one of the most dangerous. It’s for this reason that motorcyclists tend to be some of the safest drivers on the road: They want to continue to enjoy their bike for many years to come. Nevertheless, no matter… read more

Do I need a motorcycle license in California?

Motorcyclists in California need to have a special license in order to drive their motorcycles. At your local Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), this license costs $35 and requires you to provide proof of identity, pass a motorcycle training program or skills test and pass a written test. You also need to have had a… read more

3 surprising benefits to wearing a motorcycle helmet

The decision to wear a motorcycle helmet should be a no-brainer from a safety perspective. However, there are many people who still choose to skip this essential piece of safety equipment. If you’re tempted to ride without a helmet, here are three benefits of motorcycle helmet use that you might not have been aware of…. read more

These 3 injuries are more common for motorcyclists

Motorcycle accidents can impact a person significantly in just an instant. From the fact that they have little to no protection against impact, it’s easy to see why motorcycle crashes are so dangerous. People who go through motorcycle accidents are exposed to a few specific kinds of injuries that are less common in passenger-vehicle collisions…. read more

Have you considered these driving safety tips?

What if someone gave you a handful of driving safety tips and told you that each one would make you and your family 5 percent less likely to get into a car accident. Would you follow the tips or simply continue with your normal, riskier driving habits? Hopefully, everyone reading this blog would follow all… read more

What is road rash, and does it require medical care?

Motorcyclists who ride on freeways or even on rural roads with higher speed limits know the risk of falling off. If they hit the ground without any protection on their arms or legs, the friction could cause burns known as road rash. These friction burns are so severe that they tear the skin from the… read more

3 tips to stay safe when on a motorcycle

Staying safe on your motorcycle is the key to getting home safely. You may think that safety revolves around other drivers, but the fact is that you can do a lot to keep yourself safe. By following a few simple tips, you can stay safer when you ride, lowering your risk of an accident. It’s… read more

Fatal motorcycle crashes decline nearly 30 percent in California

If you love riding your motorcycle, there’s some good news you should know about motorcycling in California. Motorcycle crashes resulting in fatalities have decreased by 28 percent in just a year. The great thing about California is that it’s relatively safe for motorcyclists. In 2017, 406 bikers were killed on state roads, but that was… read more

Watch out for motorcyclists and stay safe this summer

With spring here and summer just around the corner, it’s a good time to remind people about motorcycle safety. The police in California are doing that, pointing out that May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. Police in Union City, specifically, asked drivers to do what they can to prevent fatal collisions. Motorcyclists make up around… read more

4 tips for riding safely on your motorcycle

With summer just around the corner, it’s best to understand how to stay safe when you take out your motorcycle. Riding a motorcycle is potentially dangerous, and if a driver doesn’t see you or stop in time, you could end up in a serious or fatal collision. To keep yourself safer, you need to be… read more