Motorcycle Accident & Personal Injury Blog

Mar06

Slow Drivers To Get Higher Fines.

Slow Drivers To Get Higher Fines. At least that will happen if a new law comes into effect this spring. Transportation Minister, Todd Stone, said he plans to introduce a bill to boost police powers to penalize drivers who back up traffic and cause accidents...
Feb21

ICBC Cuts Managers

ICBC cuts managers to save money. The Corporation has confirmed it is eliminating 20 management and non-management positions as part of its commitment to become a leaner organization. This is the second round of cuts in recent months that has seen a dive...
Feb04

Lane Splitting in Washington State

Lane Splitting Revisited Lane Splitting in Washington State may soon be legal. Bills have been introduced recently to propose motorcycle lane splitting in slow traffic. If passed, Washington could be the second state to allow motorcycles to overtake traffic...
Feb02

ICBC Scams Uncovered

ICBC scams uncovered a fellow who reports his vehicle stolen while at a movie. GPS on his cell phone indicates he was at the scene where his vehicle was found burned out. Guilty! Driver claims his vehicle was stolen at the time of the crash except his...
Jan30

ICBC Motorcycle Survey

An ICBC Motorcycle Survey  is being conducted online by the department for Road Safety. The purpose is to find out what motorcyclists think about riding gear and how to promote the safety benefits of wearing gear. Answers are entirely confidential...
Jan26

Sturgis 2015 Expects One Million

Sturgis 2015 expects one million bikers this year and according to Sturgis Police Chief, Jim Bush, it could be the, “rally to end all rallies”. Prior to 1990 the number of participants was typically 50,000-70,000 people. The numbers have grown each...
Jan21

Harley Davidson Official Bike to Sturgis

Harley Davidson will be the official bike of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota. Harley plans to build a permanent plaza in downtown Sturgis that will be a venue for concerts and other special events. Harley hopes to have the plaza complete...
Jan06

Harley Davidson Recall

Harley Davidson has filed a recall on approximately 19,015 2012 Dyna and Softail motorcycles to address potential problems with the front brake master cylinder. The recall targets corrosion to banjo belt threads on the front brake lines that could result...
Jan04

Seattle Cossacks Motorcycle Stunt Team

The Seattle Cossacks motorcycle stunt team is alive and well, and performing around the Pacific Northwest in 2015. Accredited as the oldest motorcycle drill team in the region, the Cossacks have been entertaining spectators since 1938. The Cossack riders...
Dec24

Motorcycle Restrictions (Aus)

Motorcycle riders in West Australia discuss the imposition of tougher licensing restrictions for new motorcyclists after 45 people were killed in motorcycle or scooter crashes in 2014. This is an increase from 25 deaths in 2013. The Motorcycle Riders...