How Safe Is a Motorcycle?
Brian White | October 19, 2021 | Motorcycle Accidents
Motorcycles are less safe than other forms of transportation. On a per-mile basis, motorcycle accidents cause more deaths and injuries than car accidents. Motorcycle accidents also have worse outcomes than car accidents. Motorcyclists have little protection in a collision. They can sustain catastrophic injuries even in minor accidents. Curious how safe a motorcycle is? Today,… read more
Is a Motorcycle Really Worth the Cost?
Brian White | May 6, 2021 | Motorcycle Accidents
For a dedicated motorcyclist, a motorcycle is always going to be worth the cost. Riding a motorcycle is more than just enjoying the open road. Many riders own a motorcycle because they are fuel-efficient and can be less costly to maintain than an automobile. However, there are numerous costs that come with riding a motorcycle…. read more
Facts About Road Rash
Brian White | September 30, 2020 | Motorcycle Accidents
Road rash is a physical injury that is all too familiar to those who ride motorcycles. The injury is not exclusive to motorcycles, as it can affect bicyclists and even those in other motor vehicles which are ejected during a crash. The term road rash is used to describe injuries that occur when skin slides… read more
Houston Man Among 3 Dead, 9 Injured in Motorcycle Collision in Texas Hill Country
Brian White | August 5, 2020 | Motorcycle Accidents
In a tragic motorcycle accident on July 18, 2020, three members of the Thin Blue Line Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club lost their lives. The crash occurred in the Texas Hill Country near Kerrville. The three members who died were Jerry Wayne Harbour, Joseph Paglia, and Michael White. The crash occurred while some of the members… read more
Houston Among Deadliest Cities for Motorcycles
Brian White | July 23, 2020 | Motorcycle Accidents
Houston was one of the nine cities with the highest number of motorcycle fatalities in 2019. Last year, 412 motorcyclists lost their lives on Texas roads. Another 1,800 riders were seriously injured in motorcycle accidents. Encouraging Drivers to Look Twice for Motorcycles July 2020 is the month for the Texas Department of Transportation’s annual “Share… read more
How Safe Are Motor Scooters in Houston?
Brian White | May 22, 2020 | Motorcycle Accidents
As in many other parts of the country, motor scooters have become increasingly popular in the urban areas of Texas. The small vehicles would seem to be ideal for zipping through big city traffic. Houston might seem like an ideal place for motor scooters because of a climate that would make using them enjoyable year-round…. read more
I’ve Been Hurt in a Motorcycle Accident – Do I Need a Lawyer?
Brian White | May 16, 2020 | Motorcycle Accidents
When a motorcyclist is involved in an accident, it’s generally bad news. In about 80 percent of all motorcycle accidents, significant injuries or death are the result. In 2018 alone, nearly 5,000 motorcyclists lost their lives in accidents. Working with a personal injury attorney is your best option for getting the compensation you deserve after… read more
What to Do After a Rear-End Motorcycle Accident
Brian White | November 13, 2018 | Motorcycle Accidents
Rear-end collisions are some of the most common types of traffic accidents seen in America, and rear-end crashes involving motorcycles tend to result in severe injuries and extensive damages. All Houston motorcyclists should know what to do after sustaining injuries in a rear-end collision while on a bike. A “rear-end collision” is a straightforward term… read more
What to Do After A Lane Splitting Accident
Brian White | November 10, 2018 | Motorcycle Accidents
Many motorcycle owners throughout the country use a technique called “lane splitting” to navigate slower-moving traffic and avoid collisions. Texas does not have any official laws that clearly state whether lane splitting is illegal, but it isn’t explicitly legal, either. All motorcyclists should know the risks of lane splitting in Texas and what to do… read more
Is Lane Splitting Legal in Texas?
Brian White | August 14, 2017 | Motorcycle Accidents
“Lane splitting” is the action of driving a motorcycle in between lanes on at least a two-lane highway or urban road. Lane splitting, or lane filtering, has been a long-standing practice by many motorcyclists in Texas. Those for lane splitting as a legal driving technique believe it increases the safety of motorcyclists by preventing rear-end… read more