When Other Drivers Aren’t Alert and Riding Safe Isn’t Enough

May was National Motorcycle Awareness month.  This campaign is designed to remind motorcyclists and other vehicle drivers to safely “share the road.”After all, motorcyclists have the same rights and privileges as any other driver on the road.  According to National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), an individual riding a motorcycle is 5 times more likely to be injured than a person driving or Read More

Triumph Motorcycles Hit with $2.9M Fine for Failing to Report Motorcycle Safety Issues to NHTSA

Triumph Motorcycles Ltd. was recently issued a $2.9 million civil penalty by regulators at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for mishandling a September 2014 recall. Affecting at least 1,300 motorcycles, this safety recall reportedly pertained to a “defect that could reduce steering capability and increase the risk of a [motorcycle] crash,” the NHTSA has explained. Back in April, the NHTSA Read More

St. Louis Motorcycle Accidents a Risk as Summer Arrives

St. Louis Motorcycle Accidents a Risk as Summer Arrives In Missouri and nationwide, motorcycle fatalities declined markedly in the first part of 2013, according to new data released by the Governors Highway Safety Association. Where the number of motorcycle deaths nationally fell by more than 7 percent from January through September of last year, it declined by 31 percent during the same time frame in Missouri, Read More

St. Louis Motorcycle Accident Attorneys Remind Motorists May is Safety Month

St. Louis Motorcycle Accident Attorneys Remind Motorists May is Safety Month The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is working to get motorcyclists and motorists to share the road safely. They're pushing this message hard through the month of May as it's Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. According to Chris Lubber, spokesman with the Department, motorists need to keep a watchful eye out for Read More

St. Louis Motorcycle Accident Kills 2 Vacationers

St. Louis Motorcycle Accident Kills 2 Vacationers A recent motorcycle accident in St. Louis took the life of two riders. The accident occurred near Big Bend Road and Interstate 44, according to STL Today. Both of the riders were on vacation from Michigan and were visiting family in the area. The motorcycle accident happened when the two were heading west on Big Bend and an elderly driver, who was heading Read More

Boost in Traffic Over Holiday Week Brings Risks for Car Accidents in Missouri

Boost in Traffic Over Holiday Week Brings Risks for Car Accidents in Missouri As we are in the heart of the holiday season, Missouri will not only have to worry about hectic traffic but the dangers of winter weather conditions as well. During this time, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) would like to remind drivers to be cautious on our roadways. Even the smallest amount of snow can cause fatal car Read More

Motorcycle Safety Awareness month meant to reduce motorcycle accidents in St. Louis

Motorcycle Safety Awareness month meant to reduce motorcycle accidents in St. Louis Law enforcement officials are reminding motorists that as the weather gets warmer motorcyclists will be returning to the roadways, the Lake News reports. St. Louis motorcycle accident lawyers welcome the sunshine of spring and realize as the temperatures increase, so does the risks for Missouri motorcycle accidents. Sharing the Read More

Fewer St. Louis car accidents but Missouri motorcycle accidents remain a summer concern

Fewer St. Louis car accidents but Missouri motorcycle accidents remain a summer concern While a fewer than normal number of Missouri car accidents were reported over the Fourth of July weekend, St. Louis motorcycle accidents and accidents involving motorcycles elsewhere in Missouri continue to be a concern through the summer riding season. The Missouri State Patrol reported three fatal accidents over the holiday. Read More