Riding Sober and Legal Responsibilities

Sep 14, 2012 View Comments by

In previous articles, I’ve talked about the dangers of riding after consuming alcohol. Not only does it put your life and the lives of others in jeopardy, but it also can bury you in a legal mess if you cause an accident while under the influence. Do you know the legal issues you could face […]

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Causes of Motorcycle Accidents Have Legal Implications

Jul 27, 2012 View Comments by

Riding a motorcycle can be very exciting. Unfortunately, it can also be very dangerous because motorcycle riders are at greater risk for traffic fatalities and injuries than are car drivers. If you’re a biker, take a look at these common factors involved with motorcycle accidents. If you’re in an accident, any of the following could […]

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Drinking and Riding Has Serious Legal Consequences

Jun 01, 2012 View Comments by

Alcohol affects the skills that are essential to riding a motorcycle—balance, coordination, and responsiveness. Evidence suggests that it plays a significant role in fatal motorcycle crashes. In fact, research has shown that in fatal crashes a larger proportion of motorcyclists had been drinking prior to an accident than operators of any other type of vehicle. […]

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