In September 2016, an Austin Police Officer with 17 years of experience with the force passed away as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. The officer was on duty at the time and acting as an escort for a funeral procession. This tragic incident should serve as a reminder to motorcyclists of […]
“Austin Don’t Rush” program. Austin Mayor Steve Adler recently announced a new initiative called “Austin Don’t Rush” to help combat traffic congestion and called for Monday, May 11th to be the first public holiday to kick off this initiative. With a decade-long boom in population growth, transportation in Austin is now at a tipping point […]
Another motorcycle accident in Austin. A motorcyclist in his 30s died in a crash with a car in the 1600 block of Royal Crest Drive by Riverside Drive in East Austin recently. This was the third motorcycle fatality in Austin in a matter of days. Just a few days before, a 57-year old man and […]
Whether you’re a novice or experienced rider, weather can greatly affect motorcycle maneuvers and increase the risk of a motorcycle accident. As winter arrives in Texas, riders must be on the lookout for wet and icy roads. Forecasts from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predict that a strong El Niño will greatly impact Texas […]
Bikers know that motorcycle season is in full swing, but not everyone on the road is as aware or prepared for the increase in motorcycles on our roads. Unfortunately, with the boom of bikes on the road comes an increase in accidents and injuries. Knowing some of the leading causes of motorcycle accidents and being […]
The continuing tragedy of motorcycle deaths in Texas is something that occurs all too often, which means not only pain and suffering for the victims’ families, but in many cases, the loss of future income by the deceased.
A four-vehicle accident in the Texas town of Blue Ridge has taken the life of a motorcyclist and sent another driver to the hospital. The Department of Public Safety has issued a report alleging that the injured driver may have been operating her vehicle at a high rate of speed at the time of the […]
According to a recent report by a nonprofit by the name of Governors Highway Safety Association, the number of motorcycle accidents in 2013 is expected to decrease by about 7 percent when compared with the year before. At first hearing, this sounds like a good thing—and it is—but it doesn’t really indicate any improvement in […]