How Dangerous is Riding a Motorcycle In Los Angeles?
If you have involved in an accident due to someone else’s negligence, contact our Los Angeles motorcycle accident attorney Howard C. Kornberg. He wants to help you.
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Thursday, June 13, 2019
The wind in your hair, the beautiful weather and the possibility of avoiding traffic sounds like the perfect combination. These are just some of the reasons many Los Angeles residents choose to hop on a motorcycle as opposed to a car each and every day. It has been reported that there are over 800,000 registered […]
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Wednesday, June 5, 2019
It is all the rage: lane splitting. There is a mixed review on the lane splitting law that was passed in 2016. Between motorcyclists and other vehicles, the concept of lane splitting has its pros and cons. However, according to California law, the time for arguing for or against the new legislation is over. Lane […]
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Thursday, May 30, 2019
When you head out on a motorcycle, you know that there are more risks than if you were inside of a regular passenger vehicle. Most motorcycle owners take steps to be safe on the roadway, but they cannot control the behaviours of other drivers around them. Even the best training motorcyclists cannot stop accidents from […]
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Saturday, May 25, 2019
Barry Weiss, star of the long-running reality TV series “Storage Wars,” was involved in a serious motorcycle crash on Wednesday in Los Feliz. The accident, which occurred around 2:30 p.m. left Weiss and a friend traveling with him on the motorcycle hospitalized with their injuries. Weiss fell victim to a common peril faced by motorcyclists […]
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Wednesday, May 15, 2019
If you ever sat twiddling your thumbs in rush hour traffic, then you know how backed up things can get. However, for motorcycles, those lanes of stalled traffic afford enough space to zip on through a bottleneck of traffic between lanes, allowing them to bypass the whole mess. This is known as lane splitting, and […]
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Friday, May 10, 2019
Objects lying in the roadway can be a nightmare for motorcyclists, and debris and other objects have caused many motorcycle accidents over the years. Such was the case in early March when 57-year-old Bradley St. John was riding his motorcycle on East Avenue T in Littlerock. Bradley’s motorcycle collided with a pig, the force of […]
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Saturday, April 27, 2019
If you ever get the chance (if you haven’t already), ride a motorcycle. Either drive one or ride with someone. Riding on a motorcycle is a beautiful and thrilling experience. When riding on a motorcycle you get the whole view of the world. You view isn’t cut by windows or does. You get to see […]
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Thursday, April 25, 2019
California motorcycle officers go through extensive training and instruction in order to become safe and proficient law enforcement motorcycle operators. Their training and education extends far beyond that of a typical civilian motorcycle operator. The intense training is meant to not only teach police officers how to perform their job duties on bikes rather than […]
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Saturday, April 13, 2019
If you are a car driving on the highway then you may be seeing more motorcycles riding next to you instead of in front or behind you. This is because California, in 2017, made lane splitting legal on the road. This means that motorcycle riders can now ride down the white lines of the road. […]
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Friday, April 5, 2019
There’s no doubt about it: riding a motorcycle is a lot of fun. Some say it isn’t just fun, it’s a lifestyle. Call it what you will, but the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says that motorcycle accidents occur at 28 times the frequency of accidents involving other types of vehicles. That makes motorcycles […]
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Friday, March 29, 2019
It is widely reported that millennials are not into motorcycles and that sales are going down because of that. Most of the supporting evidence offered for this notion is that Harley sales are going down. It seems that to many in the motorcycle business, Harley-Davidson is the standard by which the health of the motorcycle […]
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Friday, March 15, 2019
If you ride a motorcycle, you have no doubt experienced drivers acting like you are not even there. They may turn in front of you or into you, make an unsafe lane change into your lane even after checking their blind spot, follow too closely, back into you in a parking lot or out of […]
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Friday, March 1, 2019
Today we are bringing you a tragic story from right here in Santa Ana. Last month, two people lost their lives in a vehicle versus a motorcycle crash on Raitt Street. The incident happened at around 1:30 p.m. on January 2 when a driver in a vehicle made an illegal U-turn and slammed into a […]
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Friday, February 22, 2019
Those who choose to ride motorcycles are a special breed. They are typically classified as those who love being outdoors and experiencing the fresh air. They love the danger and freedom of riding a motorcycle. Something about riding solo where you are not distracted by anything and all your focus is on the scenery of […]
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Friday, February 8, 2019
When you drive in your car, you are able to be protected from so many elements. First, you don’t feel the temperature of the outside world because you can control the thermostat from within. Second, you do not get to feel the wind push your body around. It can sometimes push your car around, but […]
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Saturday, February 2, 2019
Speed wobbling is not something car drivers have to deal with or are even aware of, because only motorcycles may become unstable and begin to “wobble” due to a misalignment of the front and rear tires of the bike. You may not realize this, but wobbling causes a large percentage of motorcycle accidents in Los […]
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Wednesday, January 30, 2019
While many motorcyclists wrongly believe that it is nearly impossible to determine fault and recover damages if there is no contact or collision between their motorcycle and another vehicle, in reality, it is possible to establish fault and seek compensation for a “no contact” motorcycle accident in Los Angeles, Riverside, or elsewhere in California. “In […]
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Friday, January 18, 2019
Motorcycles are known as the freedom vehicle. If you want to feel the wind in your hair, drive with a sense of real freedom, and wear super cool leather then motorcycles may be your vehicle of choice. Most Americans who have a motorcycle typically use it as a second means of transportation. They save motorcycles […]
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Thursday, December 27, 2018
Teenagers love motorcycles, but it seems that only a small percentage of them know how to ride a bike safely. Due to their very young age and obsession with danger and thrill, many teenagers are incapable of following traffic rules. “Traffic laws are boring!” many teenagers think. And this is evident from the number of […]
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Thursday, December 6, 2018
Electric scooters, aka motorized scooters, have been all the rage recently. Riders could not be happier about the exciting alternative to riding bicycles and walking, while scooter manufacturers and scooter rentals providers could not be more thrilled to see their pockets get larger at an exponential rate. “But with all the fun, convenience, and profits […]
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