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.
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.
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”→
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.
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.
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.