Motorcycle Accident Blog

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.

Would You Tour Colorado from a Side Car?

There’s a new touring company in Denver, and it claims to be the first tour company of its kind in the entire country. City on the Side is offering people a chance to tour Denver and parts of Colorado from the vantage of a sidecar. But will its services interest motorcycle tourists, or is it just too touristy for a rider’s tastes? Will Touring Colorado from a Side Car Catch On? The freedom of the open road is often the call that beckons people to become riders of motorcycles, but will that call bring tourists to Denver? City on the Side sure hopes so. This company offers to take passengers on a tour of Denver and points beyond from the side car of a Ural. This type of tour hasn’t been tried before here in North America, but what better a place to start than Colorado? The company will take…
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Is the 2018 Colorado Motorcycle Season Getting Off to a Bad Start?

The 2018 Colorado motorcycle season has finally begun! Have you taken to the wide-open road yet? Well, some riders are getting their riding started early, but what kind of conditions are they finding out there? Public officials want you to be safe out there while riding, and so do the attorneys who ride at the Metier Law Firm. The 2018 Colorado Motorcycle Season Is Just Getting Started Last year, Colorado saw a 20 percent decrease in motorcyclist fatalities. This was spectacular news considering that, in 2016, the number of fatalities related to motorcycle crashes was at an all-time high. This means that efforts by the Colorado Department of Transportation and the Colorado State Patrol may have paid off when it came to saving the lives of motorcyclists last year. However, such achievements can’t be taken for granted. On the afternoon of March 18th, a Fort Collins motorcyclist was injured when…
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Why Was Suzuki Sued for $12.5 Million?

On August 12, 2013, a man riding a 2006 Suzuki GSX-R1000 suddenly hit the pavement as he was taking a corner. When police arrived, he told officers that he thought he hit a patch of gravel, but a different cause may have been lurking in the shadows. Worse yet, Suzuki may have known about this problem, but did nothing about it until the end of the riding season. Now, the motorcycle manufacturer must defend itself in court. Suzuki Sued for Defective Brakes In October of 2013, Suzuki recalled over 210,000 motorcycles from the 2004 through 2013 model years. These models included their famous GSX-R600, GSX-R750 and the GSX-R1000 superbike. The issue was front brakes that wouldn’t always function properly. At the time, Suzuki claimed that no one had suffered injuries due to the issue, but that claim may have been premature. The rider mentioned above suffered a shattered spine due…
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