Motorcycle Passenger Safety Tips

Riding as a passenger on a motorcycle can be thrilling. However, it is not difficult for a passenger to make the ride unsafe, depending on his or her actions. Keep the following safety tips in mind when you are offered a ride. Wear proper clothing. Leather offers the best protection, but if you do not … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Grilling

Spring is just around the corner, and when the weather warms, people break out the grill. While there is no denying how delicious food can be when it is grilled, we must also consider how dangerous grilling can be when it is not done properly. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), between 2005 … Continue reading

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Riding in Extreme Heat

Summer may seem far off, but it will be here sooner than you expect. Most motorcyclists know how to deal with temperature changes; it goes with the territory. What some might not realize, though, is that the cooling strategies used when the temperature is in the 80s or 90s may be the exact opposite of … Continue reading

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How Ironclad are Liability Waivers?

As the days slowly begin to warm, you may be considering trying out some new warm-weather activities. Depending on which activity you choose, you may be required to sign a waiver of liability. Liability wavers are designed to shield business proprietors from legal repercussions should you get hurt. Such waivers are rarely ironclad, though, especially … Continue reading

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Cop Keeps License by Failing to Show

A Denver police detective is appealing a 92-day suspension for drunk and careless driving after he ran his motorcycle into a telephone poll while off-duty. On February 11, 2010, 52-year-old Michael Lemmons lost control of his bike and slid into a pole. The accident, which occurred around 1:20 a.m., left Lemmons with a head injury … Continue reading

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