Category Archives: Motorcycle Safety

Autonomous Motorcycles By 2018? Wait, What? It Could Be No Joking Matter, Says NY and PA Motorcycle Lawyer

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The American Biker Talk Blog shared a shocking post on April 1 (please note the date) that led to a lot of chatter in the motorcyling community. The headline: Government Mandates Autonomous Motorcycles By 2018. The post says that the Department … Continue reading

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REAL Spring Weather Is Arriving, So Get You And Your Bike Ready To Ride, Says NY and PA Motorcycle Lawyer

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Spring has arrived and it looks like we are finally SOON going to enjoy some warmer weather, so it’s time to get your bike ready for the new season. But before you go to the garage, take a few minutes … Continue reading

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Spring Is Coming, But Before You Get Your Bike Out, Remember These Tips, Says NY and PA Motorcycle Lawyer

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Spring is finally here this week! At least that’s what the calendar says. I’ll be getting my bike out soon and going for my first ride of the season, but first, we’ve all seen what’s left of our roads after … 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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Don’t Miss Motorcycle Safety Course On Oct. 19, Says NY and PA Motorcycle Lawyer

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The Finger Lakes New York Harley Owner’s Group (HOG) and Ithaca Harley-Davidson Inc. will host a free Motorcyclist Down!! Safety Course from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19, at the dealership at the junction of state Routes 13 … Continue reading

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Miracle Mile A Danger Zone For Motorcyclists, Says NY and PA Motorcycle Lawyer

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A car-motorcycle collision Monday evening on the Corning Road or Miracle Mile or Route 14 or whatever else you want to call it in Horseheads near the Big Top ice cream stand is the latest reminder of how dangerous that … Continue reading

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From Deer To Bees, Motorcyclists Must Be Ready To React Wisely To Dangers, Says NY and PA Motorcycle Lawyer

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We’ve all heard about bikers striking animals — deer, dogs, cats, squirrels, raccoons, skunks, you name it — but one unlucky motorcyclist recently tangled with a bee and landed in the hospital. Elizabeth Weller, 30, of the Canandaigua, N.Y., area, … 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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