Distracted Driving Kills

Traveling at a high rate of speed in a heavy vehicle should be enough to make anyone cautious. Auto accidents can leave you and others seriously injured or dead, so avoiding them should be a top priority. Unfortunately, drivers do not always act with their best interests in mind. Distracted driving is considered to be … Continue reading

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Website for Information About Distracted Driving

Though European countries outlawed cell phone use while driving long ago, our country is still coming to grips with the rampant use of handheld devices while operating motor vehicles. The U.S. government has launched a website, www.distracted.gov, to get the word out about the hazards of distracted driving. Part of the hesitation of state regulators … Continue reading

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American Motorcyclists Association On Proposed Cell Phone Ban

The American Motorcyclists Association (AMA) recently released a response to the call of the National Traffic Safety Board (NTSB) for a nationwide ban on cell phone use while driving. The proposed ban, which would include hands-free devices, has drawn both positive and negative attention from groups across the nation. AMA spokesperson Peter Terhorst issued this … Continue reading

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Tort Reform For Motorcyclists

As a motorcyclist, you may not know what tort reform is or how it applies to you. But if you are ever involved in an accident with a commercial vehicle or a company that was engaging in unsafe practices, or if your bike or equipment ever harms you because of shoddy manufacturing, tort reform could … Continue reading

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