LaneSplitting

Could Arizona Legalizing Lane Splitting Help Convince Colorado to Do It Too?

Arizona has become the latest state to take up legislation on the controversial practice of lane splitting. Also known as lane sharing, this maneuver allows motorcyclists to ride in between congested lanes of traffic. So far, California is the only state in the U.S. to allow this maneuver, but does that mean other states like Colorado… read more

What Are the Leading Causes of Motorcycle Accidents?

Motorcycle accidents are much more likely to result in serious injury or death compared to car accidents. This is due to the relative lack of protection afforded to motorcyclists. While protective gear can help, motorcyclists still risk serious injury when on the road. Here is a brief list of the most common causes of motorcycle… read more

Has Another State Legalized Lane Splitting?

On January 1st, lane splitting in California became legal. It was a victory for motorcycle advocates all over the country, especially since they hoped that more states would follow California’s example. It has been almost three months since this historic occasion passed, but have any other states legalized lane splitting? Will Legalized Lane Splitting Spread… read more

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

The Debate On Lane-Splitting Returns

Looks like motorcycle safety is about to become a hotly debated issue in the California State Senate once again. The wheels of progress are turning and lane-splitting is coming up for another crack at legalization, but how much of a chance does lane-splitting have across the nation? The Debate On Lane-Splitting Returns Assembly Bill 51… read more

Why Won’t Colorado Make Lane-Splitting Legal?

Not long ago we talked to you about a bill in California that would make lane-splitting legal. Unfortunately, that bill stalled out in the legislative process, though it showed much promise. Since then Colorado lawmaker Rep. Gordon Klingenschmitt proposed a lane-splitting bill in our beautiful state, which would have kept many motorcyclists safer in dense… read more

How Could California Legalizing Motorcycle Lane-Splitting Affect Colorado?

Lane-splitting—everybody who rides a motorcycle has heard of it, and given the right traffic conditions, many bikers have probably considered doing it. Riding between slow-moving cars to move through traffic is one of the potential advantages of piloting a narrow vehicle like a motorcycle, but the practice is outlawed in almost every state except for… read more