Motorcycle Accident Causes In California

One of the popular means of commuting in California is motorcycling due to the warm weather and scenic landscapes of different terrains. Because of this there is a growing culture of motorcycle riding and an increasing number of registered motorcycles. But, it is ironic that there are more serious accidents involving motorcycles than automobiles and…

Driving under Influence: Accident Laws

Driving under the influence of any substance is a serious offense in every part of the world, since it may lead to loss of control over our vehicle and that will result in a road accident. Even though alcohol is a legal intoxicant, drinking and driving is considered the same offense as driving under the…

Everything you Need to Know about Motorbike Helmet Laws

California law necessitates that everyone on a Motorcycle put on a helmet, meeting federal standards whenever the vehicle is operating. That everyone includes those who sit along with the motorcyclist for a ride. In California, a passenger who wears a helmet cannot ride with one who does not, plus a helmeted rider is ticketed when…

Three Forms of Motorbike Collisions That Can Deserve Compensation

For some, riding a motorbike can be an adventurous way to travel. However, that adventure can easily turn into an accident. Even when people wear a helmet, they are exposed to the possibility of sustaining severe injuries in a motorcycle accident. Some common kinds of injuries which one could sustain in it are as follows….

How Comparative Fault Affects Motorcycle Accident Settlement?

Motorcyclists have the same responsibilities and rights on the roadway as the drivers of other vehicles. However, the state of California gives some additional rights for the motorcyclists like lane splitting and sharing. The law categorizes the motorcycles as small and more maneuverable vehicles, so that they can enjoy these privileges which are not given…

The Do’s and Don’ts to Remember Regarding California Motorcycle Lane Splitting

Motorcycle lane splitting has been a normal practice on streets and highways with traffic. California has become the only state in the U.S. that has made it legal. California Vehicle Code 21658.1 characterizes lane splitting as “driving a motorcycle between rows of stopped or moving vehicles in the same lane including on both divided and…

Property Damage Claims in Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle accidents are usually very dangerous to those involved. There are laws containing several small details that the presence of a Motorcycle Accident Attorney is highly recommended. Below is a discussion on some of the most important factors regarding motorcycle accident claims such as the property damage claim. Property Damage Claim It is important that…

Wrongful Death Compensation in California Motorcycle Accidents

The statistics of motorcycle accidents in California say that there has been a considerable increase in the number of motorcycle crashes over the past years. The death rate of those who face such accidents is also very high. Though helmets are useful in reducing the effect of the motorcycle crashes, the helmet-wearing riders also succumbed…

Defensive Motorcycling – a Life-Saving Technique

Motorcyclists are exposed to people and the elements in trucks and cars which can be harmful, or even fatal, to them. A defensive approach is particularly important to motorcycle riders. They can do certain things to reduce the possibility of being in a motorcycle accident. Defensive Riding Technique There are some techniques which can be…