Monthly Archives: November 2012

National Transportation Safety Board Announces 2013’s Most Wanted List

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced the 10 items on their Most Wanted List, or the biggest threats facing motorists today. Of the ten items, three of them relate to motorcycle riders. Eliminate Substance Abuse-Impaired Driving This would significantly reduce the number of fatal motorcycle accidents on American roads. The National Highway Traffic Safety… read more

Biker Sustains Critical Injuries in Colorado Springs Motorcycle Accident

A 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix turned left onto East Fountain Boulevard around 3 p.m. on Wednesday, November 17. He did not see the motorcycle heading his way, and the motorcycle crashed into the Grand Prix’s driver side door. Police investigated the scene until 8 p.m. that night. Reports indicate that the biker is in serious… read more

Man Who Caused Fatal Motorcycle Crash Receives 30-day Jail Sentence

In September 2011, Jonathon Westbrook was driving a semi-trailer on I-80 in Nebraska. He took the exit for Highway 370, ran a red light and crashed into a motorcycle carrying two passengers. Tony Locke survived. His wife Nicole Locke, who Tony had married just 18 months prior to the accident, sustained critical injuries. She was… read more

County Welfare Departments Ignore Child Abuse Claims

An ongoing report in the Denver Post chronicles a disturbing trend: county welfare departments are ignoring a large portion of child abuse claims. The children involved are dying from abuse and negligence. The report says that state law requires county child welfare departments to investigate claims of abuse when three criteria are present: Evidence of… read more

Denver Motorcycle Lawyers Recap Phantom Thunder Ride

More than 700 motorcycle riders gathered for the seventh annual Phantom Thunder Mentorship Ride in Fort Hood, Texas on November 7. The 89th Military Police Brigade coordinated the ride. Bikers started at Fort Hood and rode to Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery. The ride shows that the Fort Hood community is committed to motorcycle safety… read more

Beloved Grad Dies in Denver Bicycle Accident

Gelseigh Karl-Cannon, a recent graduate of Columbia College in Denver, died in a bicycle accident in Denver’s Cherry Creek North neighborhood. Karl-Cannon, 23, was active in 4Local, a program dedicated to providing healthy, organic meals to Columbia students. She was biking west on First Avenue. Police suspect that she hit a curb and fell, and… read more