Monthly Archives: August 2016

Is Lane-Splitting Gaining Steam?

Research shows that when done responsibly lane-splitting can significantly reduce the chance of a motorcyclist getting hit from behind while sitting in traffic. Research also shows that lane-splitting injuries are less likely to be life-threatening. Research even shows that motorcycle lane-splitting reduces traffic congestion. So why is it outlawed in 49 of the 50 United… read more

Study Finds Red Light Cameras Prevent Fatal Traffic Accidents

A study conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) claims red light cameras can reduce fatal traffic accidents. You may be thinking, “I seriously hate those things”, but the research claims these cameras save hundreds of lives each year. The cameras are frequently used at intersections to catch drivers running red lights. There… read more

Was Your Trip To Sturgis Safer?

It’s August 15th, and the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is officially over. Once again the biggest rally in motorcycling has come and gone. We hope everyone had a blast! However, the fun and comradery isn’t the most important part of this rally. All the fun in the world means nothing if you can’t get home safely… read more

Can Hackers Take Full Control of Your Vehicle? Prepare to Be Surprised

Last summer, a duo of cybersecurity researchers shocked the automotive industry when they remotely took over several functions of a 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee during a demonstration for Wired. If you remember the controversy surrounding this incident, the two hackers turned on the windshield wipers, changed the radio, and took over other functions of a… read more

Could Your Bike Be Confiscated If You Participate In An Unsanctioned Ride?

Most motorcycle rides are planned thoroughly. Routes are mapped out, rules on rider formation are given, and the police are contacted for help during the ride. All of this effort insures that every rider participating goes home safe, and that communities can enjoy the fun. But that’s not what happened on Sunday July 24th. Could… read more

Expertise Named the Best Personal Injury Attorneys in Colorado Springs, and We Made the List!

What does it take to be considered one of the best personal injury attorneys? This is a question that Expertise.com has sought to answer. After conducting an analysis of 295 personal injury attorneys in Colorado Springs, Expertise named Tom Metier and Metier Law Firm among the top 20. The website used six categories to conduct… read more

Are Colorado Motorcyclist Deaths Increasing Again?

Did you know that 2015 was a particularly rough year for motorcyclists in Colorado? There were 105 motorcyclist fatalities last year—it was an “all-time” record for our state. Many were hoping that 2016 would be a different story, but new numbers have come out, and things aren’t looking good. Are Colorado Motorcyclist Deaths Increasing Again?… read more

CDOT’s New Campaign Shows the Consequences of Distracted Driving

The Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) new campaign, Killer Habit, suggests many Coloradoans have a bad habit – distracted driving. CDOT’s frightening statistics show the scope of the problem. Last year, there were 15,574 car accidents in Colorado caused by distracted driving, 68 of which were fatal. CDOT will use online public safety videos to… read more

This Fun Activity May Help During Brain Injury Rehabilitation

Do you enjoy playing video games? If so, it may surprise you to learn that video games have shown promise for helping improve the attention spans of people who have sustained traumatic brain injuries. Brain injury rehabilitation could one day include playing popular video games! Researchers at Macquarie University in Australia claim first-person shooter games… read more