Motorcycle Accident

Motorcycle accident blog provided by motorcycle accident attorneys with personal knowledge of motorcycle laws in Colorado and the United States because they are riders too.

How Are You Avoiding Motorcycle Riding Pains?

Have you ever been on a long ride when a cramp has suddenly struck your hand? Maybe you’ve been out riding as your back starts spasming. Many types of pain can strike while you’re riding a motorcycle. Some are annoying, some can actually affect how you ride, but there are ways to address and avoid such pains. Avoiding Motorcycle Riding Pains The first step in avoiding motorcycle pains is understanding why your body is hurting. Strain, dehydration and poor circulation are often at the top of this list. Relieving these problems can not only keep your ride pain-free, but it can also extend how long you can ride. Riding Position—The position we ride in can often affect the pains we feel in our bodies. If your position leans too far forward, then your hands and wrists could suffer. Try to keep your forearms, wrists and brake lever in a straight…
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Are Motorcycle Fatalities on the Rise in Colorado?

Is Colorado becoming a safer place for motorcyclists? Well, there’s good news and bad news when it comes to answering this question. The good news, motorcycle fatalities went down last year. The bad news, they’ve gone up over the past few years. So, what does that mean for motorcyclists here in our state? Fighting Motorcycle Fatalities in Colorado In 2016, 126 motorcyclists died on Colorado roadways. That was the highest number of motorcyclist deaths recorded in our state since officials started keeping track of these statistics. But in 2017, those numbers dropped to 103. This was good news. However, the number of rider deaths had increased for four years before this drop. That means last year’s decrease was only a step in the right direction. The real test comes as we tally the numbers for 2018. As of August 27th, there have been 66 motorcycle-related fatalities in Colorado. That’s 17…
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How Are You Protecting Your Bike from Motorcycle Thieves?

Did you know that summer is usually when the majority of motorcycle thefts happen in Colorado? This is probably due to more motorcycles being out on the road as riders enjoy the great cruising weather. Now, law enforcement officials are warning bikers to be extra vigilant. A spike in auto and motorcycle thefts is rolling through our state. So, if you’re not taking extra measures to keep your ride safe, you may become an easy target for motorcycle thieves. How Active Are Motorcycle Thieves Right Now? When a Colorado Springs man checked his driveway on the morning of July 16th, he made a shocking discovery. His Kawasaki motorcycle was gone! After checking his security camera, he learned that the theft had just happened, and after searching down the street, he was able to find his bike after the thief abandoned it. Though his story had a happy ending, not all…
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