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.

Could Trackers Be the Solution to Your Motorcycle Security Problems?

Not long ago, we talked about how motorcycle theft had gone up across the country. Luckily for U.S. riders, the increase is only marginal, however, the United Kingdom hasn’t been so lucky. With motorcycle theft rates soaring throughout Britain, security solutions have become something of a necessity, but a high-tech solution may bring a new edge to solving the UK’s motorcycle security problem. New Bike Tracers May Fight Off Motorcycle Security Problems BikeTrac is a British motorcycle security solution. It uses “stealth” technology to monitor a rider’s bike 24/7. The company’s operations center never sleeps, and the device can be linked to the customer’s smartphone, so they can monitor their bike in real time. This has taken BikeTrac to the next level when it comes to bike security. According to the company, it has recovered 220 out of 248 stolen motorcycles fitted with BikeTrac devices. That’s a 90 percent recovery…
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Will New Medical Research Unlock Treatments for Motorcycle Accident Victims?

He was young, physically active, and a father when his whole world changed. Coming home from the gym, this man was riding his motorcycle when an elderly driver suddenly crossed four lanes of traffic. The car and motorcycle collided head-on, and despite wearing his safety gear, the young father was paralyzed from the abdomen down. Now, after almost a decade of treatment, medical research might be helping this 38-year-old walk again. But will this treatment be effective for other victims of spinal cord injury? Can Motorcycle Accident Victims Be Helped by Modern Medical Research? After damaging the sixth and seventh cervical vertebrae in his spine, Andrew Meas was paralyzed from below his chest down. He told doctors that he had some feeling in his lower body, but it was mostly pins and needles. From there, he worked hard to recover, even becoming skilled at “quad rugby.” But after a year,…
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Are Baby Boomers Behind Rising Motorcycle Fatalities?

They are the generation of the ‘Easy Rider’, growing up in the 50’s and 60’s, baby boomers were partially defined by the motorcycle. These machines had been a symbol of the outlaw up until this point in history. It was then that the motorcycle became a part of the countercultural cool, and America’s largest generation flocked to these machines. That means there are a lot of baby boomers riding the roads today, and that may be shown in the rising motorcycle fatalities numbers. Rising Motorcycle Fatalities and Baby Boomers, Connected? Here in Colorado, we saw 125 motorcyclist fatalities in 2016. That’s the highest number of fatal motorcycle crashes Colorado has seen since it started to keep a record. However, Colorado wasn’t the only state to suffer increased fatality numbers. AAA claims that motorcycle fatalities rose by 5.1 percent all over the country, but it was the increases in the baby…
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