Motorcycle Recalls And Defective Motorcycles 2015

Its been a busy year for motorcycle recalls. For your safety, you need to make sure your motorcycle is up-to-date on all recall repairs. If you have been notified of a safety defect for your bike, it is up to you to get the repairs made. Safety recalls by federal law are always free of charge.

Generally manufacturers will send out letters with details of the recall to the registered owner of the motorcycle when there is a safety recall. Sometimes you will even receive a phone call. Safety recalls usually involve the brakes, chain, shock absorbers, toe clips, rear wheels or tires.

Riding a defective motorcycle  Continue reading “Motorcycle Recalls And Defective Motorcycles 2015”

Motorcyclist Safety Improved by Signing Up For CMSP

Motorcyclist safety is very important to us.  We believe the CMSP is an important training program to ensure motorcycle riders understand safety issues while driving. If you’re in an motorcycle accident in California, having obtained a motorcycle endorsement on your California driver license could assist your case.

The CHP recently released a statement strongly encouraging all Motorcycle riders to sign up for the CMSP. Continue reading “Motorcyclist Safety Improved by Signing Up For CMSP”

Motorcycle Airbag Suits Dainese

Finally the first airbag-equipped motorcycle race suits go on sale in the USA – the Dainese D-Air Racing suits. (Dainese has been working on D-Air since 2000). Rival brands are also expected to sell soon in the US.

The Dainese D-Store San Francisco offers the Misano (cow hide) which retails for $2,499 in stock sizes. The Mugello is kangaroo leather and is custom only. The D-Store SF suit in their showroom retails for $5,500 according to their facebook page.  No word yet on what the D-Air Street, a motorcycle airbag suit for anyone, will Continue reading “Motorcycle Airbag Suits Dainese”

Fatal Motorcycle Crash On US 101 After Lane Splitting

A motorcyclist, who appeared to be Lane Splitting, was killed on Sept 22, 2015 in a crash on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto. According to the CHP, the motorcycle collided with the rear end of a vehicle, the rider was ejected and suffered fatal injuries. He was pronounced deceased at the scene by emergency personnel.

While the accident remains under investigation, it has been reported by most news outlets that the motorcyclist was driving fast in slow moving traffic.

It is too soon to say if the motorcyclist was Continue reading “Fatal Motorcycle Crash On US 101 After Lane Splitting”

Fatal Motorcycle Accident On Hwy 101 Mountain View

A fatal Motorcycle Accident occurred on Highway 101 in Mountain View. Shortly before 9 a.m. on August 06, 2015, officers responded to a report of a collision between a motorcycle and big rig dump truck on northbound Highway 101. A 24-year-old Fremont man on a motorcycle was killed in the collision according to reports by abc7 news.

There is no information at this time on what caused the fatal motorcycle accident or who was at fault.  Any witnesses to the collision are asked to call CHP Officer Moises Escoto at (650) 369-6261.

Motorcycle Crash Statistics

The latest statistics for motorcycle accidents in California show 484 fatal accidents and 11,784 injury accidents involving motorcycles for the year 2013. In over 34% of the Continue reading “Fatal Motorcycle Accident On Hwy 101 Mountain View”

California Motorcycle Lawyer New Blog

Tom Reinecke – California Motorcycle Lawyer
Tom Reinecke – California Motorcycle Lawyer

California Motorcycle Lawyer New Blog

Hi, I’m Tom Reinecke and I’m a motorcycle enthusiast, rider and lawyer. I started this blog so I can share important information with the California motorcycle community about motorcycle safety, law and tips for riders.

I am the Founder and Managing Attorney of The Reinecke Law Firm. Since 1987,my professional staff and I have successfully represented thousands of motorcyclist and their families involved in motorcycle accident and injury cases throughout California.

Top Personal Injury Lawyer in Southern California

I am consistently named one of the “Top Personal Injury Lawyers” in Southern California, “Top Attorneys in Orange County” and also Motorcycle Personal Injury “Super Lawyer” in the Los Angeles Times. Continue reading “California Motorcycle Lawyer New Blog”