Monthly Archives: December 2013

New Nevada Law Permits Motorcycles Riding Through Red Lights

According to KOLO 8 News Now, a new Nevada law allows for motorcyclists to ride through red-lighted intersections. The impetus for the law came from the realization that many of the automobile recognition systems which govern the changing of stop lights fail to recognize motorcycles and bicycles. According to a Nevada motorcyclist, this causes safety… read more

Suzuki Recalls Over 200,000 Motorcycles Due To Defective Front Brake

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ordered that Suzuki recall every GSX-R Sport Bike produced in the past 9 years. There are upwards of 200,000 Suzuki motorcycles produced that bear the defect. Your motorcycle may be defective, if you own either a GSX-R600 or GSX-R750 from 2004 to 2013, or a GSX-R1000 from 2005 to… read more

Two Die, Three Injured In Colorado Car Accident

In a rare, equestrian tragedy, a series of automobiles collided with a horse in the middle of Interstate 76 in Wiggins, Colorado. Initially, a Dodge Caravan driven by a husband and wife collided with the horse. The 66-year-old spouse died on impact. Witnesses say that as the car collided with the horse, it appeared as… read more

Two Fatal Colorado Car Accidents Caused by Slippery Roads

As winter rolls into Colorado, drivers should be cautious of slippery roads. Recently, there have been two instances of drivers losing control of their motor vehicles, crashing and dying. On November 21, a 20 and 18-year-old were driving east in their Mazda on Weld County Road in Weld County. According to the Colorado State Patrol,… read more

Twenty Injured and Two Dead in Colorado Mining Accident

According to NPR.org, explosives used in the Revenue Virginius Mine of Ouray, Colorado on November 16 left lingering carbon monoxide in the mine. The leftover carbon monoxide killed two and injured 20 miners the next day. Miners typically carry gas detection devices that sound an alarm at the presence of carbon monoxide. A manager of… read more

Drunk Driver Kills Motorcyclist Near Colorado Border

According to the Daily Times, on October 2, two motorcyclists were riding alongside one another heading north on Highway 550 in Colorado. Just a few miles short of Bloomfield, near the Colorado border, a 67-year-old motorcyclist from Glade Park, Colorado was hit by a 59-year-old motorcyclist from East Ridge, Tennessee. Police and emergency crews arrived… read more