Motorcycle Accident & Personal Injury Blog

Oct05

Court Fees Unconstitutional

In British Columbia, like other provinces across the country, it costs money if you want to have your day in court. Your lawyer charges a fee and there is a cost to gather evidence but did you know the government will also charge a daily fee to access...
Sep26

Keanu Reeves Motorcycle Company

Keanu Reeves and Gard Hollinger, founders of the Arch Motorcycle Company, have designed and are currently marketing the KRGT-1 motorcycle. The high performance sport style motorcycle incorporates a unique 124” S&S engine and boasts 124 horse power...
Sep24

Radar Gun For Texting

Radar guns may soon be able to check if a driver is texting. A new gun developed by ComSonics is currently being tested for this purpose. The system works by scanning radio frequencies emitted from inside a vehicle to determine if a cell phone in use....
Sep20

Cell Watch Campaign

Distracted driving is the new impaired driving. In 2007, 22 percent of fatal collisions were attributed to distracted drivers and 35 percent to impaired drivers. In 2013, 30 percent of fatal collisions occurred at the hand of distracted drivers and 23...
Sep16

Motorcycle Only Parking in Vancouver

In an attempt to ‘Go Green’, the City of Vancouver has designated more than 200 parking spots for motorcycles and scooters only.  Some spots are pay parking and others are free. Two wheel spots are marked with meters with green painted tops, white...
Sep10

World’s Fastest Woman

Eva Hakansson set a world record with a 241.9 mile-per-hour pass at Bonneville this year. Of further interest, she made history as the world’s fastest woman while riding an electric motorcycle and surpassing the prior record for women riding a gas powered...
Sep04

ICBC Raising Rates

If you think distracted driving isn’t costing you money, think again. The Insurance Corp. of B.C. plans to ask the B.C. Utilities Commission for a 5.2-per-cent increase to basic insurance rates, citing distracted driving injury claims as a top reason....
Sep03

Blind Biker Races Bonneville

Dan Parker lost his vision in a drag racing crash in 2012. This has not stopped him however, from continuing to satisfy his need for speed. Parker designed and built his own three-wheeled motorcycle and uses a high-tech, GPS-based guidance system to govern...
Aug31

Continental Tire Recall

Continental Tire is recalling thousands of motorcycle tires, size 120/70 ZR 17 and 120/70 R 17, for a possible condition that may lead to tread separation and possible air loss. The recall is part of a worldwide motorcycle tire recall encompassing about...
Aug21

Sikhs Denied Helmet Exemption in Ontario

Sikh motorcyclists in Ontario have once again been denied the option of wearing traditional headgear in place of a safety helmet when riding a motorcycle. Premier Kathleen Wynne reports, “After careful deliberation, we have determined that we will not...