A major thoroughfare in the San Diego area was recently closed when a motorcycle was struck by a semi-truck. That semi truck accident occurred in Otay Mesa, and the motorcyclist ultimately suffered fatal injuries. He was working on his bike on the side of the road when he was struck by a semi-truck recently after…

An active duty U.S. Marine suffered fatal injuries in a motorcycle accident in Mission Valley this last week. The family is currently mourning the loss as he had just gotten married to his high school sweetheart a week and a half prior to the accident. The wife was planning to move to San Diego to…

Wearing a helmet could have a significant impact on your ability to survive a motorcycle accident in California. A new 5-year study looked at more than 1000 patients to determine that motorcycle helmets do have a major impact on the ability to reduce spinal and neck injuries. These injuries can be particularly catastrophic as they…

New anti-lock brake systems have been a standard feature on many passenger vehicles since the 1990s and many experts in the field believe that they could be critical for reducing motorcycle deaths as well. U.S. traffic deaths have been on the rise in the last couple of years, despite a long downward trend prior to…

Being hurt in a motorcycle accident has the potential to leave the victim or the motorcycle rider suffering with significant consequences for the rest of their lives. Since motorcycle accident victims do not have the same protections as someone inside a passenger vehicle, a motorcycle rider is much more likely to sustain fatal injuries. There…

Being involved in a car accident is a harrowing experience. One that requires that you think of all the safety tips you’ve learned over the years, potentially incorporating them in a situation when adrenaline and pain are coursing through your body. This means knowing all possible options to protect yourself in a crash. In recent…

A 52-year old individual riding a motorcycle was killed after slamming into a 1964 Ford at an Oceanside intersection. Unfortunately, accidents like this are all too common in the San Diego area, frequently leaving some passengers or drivers with fatal injuries and others with catastrophic injuries they may continue to feel for many years to…

A recent report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows that it will be investigating several motorcycles made by Harley-Davidson after numerous incidents involving brake failure without any warning. The bikes involved in this investigation are those produced between 2008 and 2011 with antilock braking systems. The traffic safety regulator decided to move forward…

A crash Tuesday injured a San Diego police officer riding on a motorcycle near Qualcomm Stadium. The accident happened on the exit of Interstate 15 near westbound Friars Road. Unfortunately, exit ramps can be a common location for accidents to happen. The changing speed of vehicles and the changing environment exiting the freeway can be…

When the weather’s right, it’s a great opportunity to partake in a group motorcycle ride to celebrate something or raise money for a cause. That being said, you should always be considering ways to prevent a group ride motorcycle accident. With more bikes on the road, everyone should be on the same page about the…

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