Road Debris Dangerous For Motorcyclists

We want to take you a little bit out of our coverage area to a story about a Huntington Beach Police Officer. The officer was on his way to work at around 5:30 in the morning. He was riding his patrol motorcycle when he was involved in a crash on Butterfield Ranch Road. “It appears…

Driver Who Killed Motorcyclist Sentenced To 4 Years

Earlier this year Gabriel Anthony Fajardo was driving his pickup in the carpool lane, going northbound while on the southbound side of the 405 Freeway. That was when he crashed into Nicholas Phillip Mann, a 57-year-old on a motorcycle. Despite every effort taken by first responders, Mann died at the scene. Fajardo was charged with…

Hit-And-Run Leaves Motorcyclist In Critical Condition

Last week, a hit-and-run crash in Anaheim left one person in critical condition. Police say that a preliminary investigation suggests that a motorcyclist was traveling on State College Boulevard when he was struck by an SUV at around six in the evening. Police say that the driver of the SUV did not stop to help…

Five Motorcycle Safety Strategies

California is famous for its motorcycle culture. With the great weather, open roads, and free-spirit-attitude, it’s no wonder that so many people from California ride motorcycles. Riding a motorcycle can be a freeing and enjoyable experience. Nevertheless, riding a motorcycle is not without risk. Motorcycle accidents occur all the time. Sometimes they are unavoidable and…

Motorcyclist Dead After Crashing into Sedan

Motorcycle accidents can be among the most devastating, since there is little to protect the rider of a motorcycle from other vehicles, objects, and the roadway during a crash. For this reason, motorcyclists are up to 28 times more likely to sustain fatal injuries during a crash than passengers in a regular vehicle. When a…

Motorcycle Rear End Collisions: How to Avoid Disaster

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration states that more than 25 percent of two-vehicle motorcycle accidents (one vehicle being the motorcycle) are rear-end crashes. Their data also shows that the motorcycle is the striking vehicle in 68 percent of rear-end collisions between motorcycles and passenger vehicles. Rear-end motorcycle crashes can be catastrophic, especially for the…