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Motorcycle Helmet Laws in California

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Motorcycle helmet use tends to be higher in states where mandatory universal helmet laws are in effect, as it is in California. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), in 2015, 92 percent of fatally injured motorcyclists were helmeted in states with helmet...

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Motorcyclist Killed in Santa Ana Car Accident

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A 34-year-old Fountain Valley man was killed in a Santa Ana motorcycle accident after he collided with an SUV as it was pulling out of a driveway. According to a report in The Orange County Register, fire officials arrived at the scene the morning of...

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San Diego Motorcyclist Suffers Serious Injuries When Car Drives Into His Path

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Motorcycles are an efficient, fast, and exciting way to get around. However, driving one comes with a number of risks. The likelihood of suffering serious injuries in a collision is much higher for those that ride motorcycles than those who ride in cars or trucks....

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5 Signs You Need a Motorcycle Accident Attorney Now

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Have you or a loved one recently been involved in a motorcycle accident? If so, you may be considering whether you should speak with a motorcycle accident attorney about your options. An experienced lawyer can help you decide if you have a good claim against...

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Two Fatal Motorcycle Accidents On Same Day in Orange County

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Two deadly motorcycle accidents marked the longest day of the year in Orange County. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the first accident killed a 27-year-old man on the Ortega Highway near San Juan Capistrano. The crash occurred between the motorcycle...

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Teen Killed in Orange County Motorcycle Accident

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An 18-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle accident in Orange County after he was struck by a vehicle that was making a left turn at a street intersection. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal motorcycle accident occurred at...

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Santa Ana Motorcycle Accident Involves Hit-and-Run Driver

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Police in Santa Ana are still searching for a van and its driver in connection with a fatal motorcycle accident that left a 36-year-old motorcyclist dead.  According to a KABC news report, officials released surveillance video that quite clearly captured the fatal collision. It occurred...

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Eight Motorcycle Accident Myths Explained

Eight Motorcycle Accident Myths Explained (1)

Motorcycles are fun to ride, particularly in Southern California where we have bright, sunny, warm weather year round. However, riding a motorcycle comes with certain risks and dangers. According to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motorcycle deaths occurred 27 times more frequently than...

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