Category Archives: Motorcycle Helmets

Check Your Skills! Whether You’re New Or Veteran Rider, Enroll In Motorcycle Safety Foundation Course This Spring, Says NY and PA Motorcycle Lawyer

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Motorcycles are back on the road as the weather heats up, and sadly, fatal accidents involving motorcyclists are back in the news, too. In recent days, there have been fatal accidents in Boston, Maine, Michigan, and Illinois, among many other … Continue reading

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Statistics Shed New Light On Old Helmet Debate In Michigan, Says NY and PA Motorcycle Lawyer

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The American Bikers Aimed Toward Education (ABATE) group in Michigan is taking on mandatory helmet law supporters in its state after looking at the latest motorcycle accident records available. According to a news report, the ABATE study says from 2011, … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Helmets Could Go High-Tech With Google Glass Innovation, Says NY And PA Motorcycle Lawyer

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Where can I try one of these helmets RIGHT NOW? The folks at Mashable say a team of inventors is seeking funding through indiegogo to bring built-in navigation and augmented reality to motorcycle helmets. Mashable calls it Google Glass for … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Deaths Soar 35 Percent In PA In 10 Years Since Helmet Law Repealed

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Pennsylvania state lawmakers gave motorcyclists the choice in 2003 whether to wear a helmet or not when riding, and in the 10 years since the helmet law was repealed, deaths in motorcycle crashes are up 35 percent, according to a … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Passengers Have To Think Safety, Too, Says NY And PA Motorcycle Lawyer

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Most of my motorcycle blog posts have been directed at keeping motorcyclists safe, but motosport.com has a great post worth reading that prepares passengers for their first ride. There is more to riding as a passenger than borrowing a friend’s … Continue reading

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CDC Report, Citing Costs And Dangers Of Helmetless Riding, Urges Helmets For All Motorcyclists, Says NY and PA Motorcycle Attorney

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States with universal motorcycle helmet laws report fewer deaths and annual cost savings four times greater than the annual costs of states without universal helmet laws, according to a new report looking at the years 2008-2010 from the U.S. Centers for … Continue reading

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NY and PA Motorcycle Lawyer: Helmetless Motorcyclist Killed During Anti-Helmet Protest Ride

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Oh, the irony.  A 55-year-old Syracuse-area motorcyclist who was not wearing a helmet during a protest ride against helmet laws was killed Saturday when he was thrown over the handlebars of his motorcycle and his head struck the pavement. State … Continue reading

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Helmet Debate Revs Up Again in Pennsylvania, NY and PA Motorcycle Lawyer Says

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The debate over motorcycle helmets has roared back into the headlines in Pennsylvania. A state representative reintroduced legislation in Harrisburg in May to make helmets mandatory across the state. Currently, Pennsylvania motorcyclists 21 and older can go helmetless. Across the … Continue reading

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NY and PA Motorcycle Lawyer: Feds Pass New, Tougher Helmet Rules

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Tougher motorcycle helmet labeling requirements are on the way – but not until 2013. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published the final new rule for helmets sold in the U.S. You can read the new rule here. … Continue reading

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NY and PA Motorcycle Lawyer: Make Your Motorcycle Helmet Last Longer

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Whether you’ve invested in a new motorcycle helmet or you’re trying to get one more year out of your old favorite, the key to a longer life is proper care and storage. Here are some tips to remember when it … Continue reading

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