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Fill Out the 2023 National Motorcycle Profiling Survey

By William E. Weiss |

The Motorcycle Profiling Project has issued its 2023 National Motorcycle Profiling Survey. The survey asks motorcycle riders and biker club members around the country to share their experiences with police profiling in order to help the organization promote bikers’ rights nationwide. The Bay Area United Motorcycle Rider Coalition highlighted the survey in a recent… Read More »

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Tips For Riding a Motorcycle in the Rain

By William E. Weiss |

Riding a motorcycle in inclement weather can be as exhilarating as it is dangerous. While it’s probably best to avoid riding in the rain if possible, if you need to get somewhere, it’s important to take extra care to protect yourself and other people on the road. Below, we offer a few tips to… Read More »

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How Much Uninsured Motorist Insurance Coverage Should I Get?

By William E. Weiss |

Insurance coverage can feel like a racket. It seems like they’re always trying to sell you something, but they never want to actually pay when you need it. As frustrating as insurance policies and insurance companies can be, motor vehicle insurance is, in fact, very important. Carrying enough insurance coverage can be the difference… Read More »

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New Traffic Safety Laws for 2023

By William E. Weiss |

The 2022 legislative year in California ended in August, and Governor Newsom was still signing laws into late October. Nevertheless, many of these laws still won’t go into effect until January 1, 2023, giving local governments time to get up to speed and be ready to implement the laws in their jurisdictions. Among the… Read More »

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Most Common Motorcycle Accident Injuries

By William E. Weiss |

Motorcycle riders are more directly exposed to hazards on the road, and when accidents do happen, they do not have the protective metal shell of a car to shield them from impact. Bikers who wind up in traffic accidents, especially accidents involving passenger cars and other larger vehicles, commonly suffer serious, catastrophic injuries. Even… Read More »

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When Do You Need a Motorcycle Accident Attorney?

By William E. Weiss |

If you’ve been hurt in a motorcycle accident, you need to make a few decisions quickly. Do you report the accident to the insurance company? Do you call the authorities? Should you hire a lawyer? If you wait too long to decide, you could lose out on your rights and potential compensation. Below, we… Read More »

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Number of Injured Motorcyclists in California

By William E. Weiss |

Riding a motorcycle is a cost-effective, environmentally friendly, and fun alternative to driving. California is home to the largest number of registered motorcyclists in the country, in large part because the state’s favorable climate makes motorcycle riding both more entertaining and safer. Riding a motorcycle does, however, come with additional risks compared to driving… Read More »

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Unsafe Lane Changes Under Vehicle Code 22107

By William E. Weiss |

California Vehicle Code (CVC) 22107 is the Vehicle Code section pertaining to lane changes. Many traffic accidents occur because a driver changes lanes erratically without checking for nearby vehicles, without signaling, or otherwise negligently. Although the bar set by CVC 22107 is low, it’s one of the most common traffic tickets issued in California…. Read More »

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What Are the Dangers of Riding a Motorcycle at Night?

By William E. Weiss |

Riding a motorcycle at night can be refreshing, thrilling, and necessary for a commute to or from a location. Night riding, however, carries additional risks beyond those already faced in the daylight. Below, we discuss a few of the principal dangers that riding a motorcycle at night can pose. Call the seasoned San Francisco… Read More »

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How Does Medical Treatment Impact Personal Injury Claims?

By William E. Weiss |

If you’ve been hurt in a car accident or other incident, the most important thing is to get the medical care you need. It’s important not only for your personal health, but also for your potential personal injury claims. Obtaining prompt medical care can have a significant impact on your claim for damages against… Read More »

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