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Category: Motorcycle Accidents

Georgia’s “Dead Red” Law is Dead

By Evan L. Kaine

In 2015, the Georgia legislature passed the “Motorcycle Mobility Safety Act” bill, but Georgia’s then Governor Nathan Deal vetoed the Bill. This Bill, which is commonly referred to in other states as the “Dead Red Law,” permits bicyclists and motorcycle riders to carefully ride through a red traffic signal. In pertinent parts, the exact language Read More

Published August 27, 2019
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Dress for the Slide; Not the Ride

By Evan L. Kaine

We are taught at a young age that safety should always be a priority. Whether it is wearing a seat belt, protecting your head with a helmet or looking both ways before crossing the street; the subject of safety seems to be a part of our everyday lives. Let’s discuss the overall safety of those Read More

Published March 22, 2019
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Common Signs and Signals of Motorcycle Riders

By Evan L. Kaine

The rules of the road are fairly easy to understand. Following traffic laws provides order and a sense of understanding between drivers. However, one means of transportation is often overlooked – the motorcycle. Many of us may be confused by the signals or particular movements motorcyclists perform on the road. Motorcycle Hand Signals To understand Read More

Published February 19, 2019
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Don’t Forget About Motorcycles and Mopeds

By Evan L. Kaine

When thinking of “automobiles” we tend to associate such word with a car, SUV or minivan. But, motorcycles and mopeds are automobiles as well – they just tend to be ignored. These two forms of transportation are being used daily, yet many riders aren’t following Georgia law when riding their two-wheel vehicles. Just like a Read More

Published April 10, 2018
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Motorcycle Accidents – Helmets Save Lives

By Evan L. Kaine

Whether you are the driver or passenger on a motorcycle, it’s important to take the proper safety precautions. While we cannot control whether other drivers pay attention, look twice before changing lanes or keep a safe distance, riders can take certain steps to make the riding safer. Some safety precautions for motorcyclists have differed throughout Read More

Published March 27, 2018
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Motorcycles Are Harder To See

By Evan L. Kaine

Have you ever been behind the wheel and completely forgotten if you ran a red light or pulled out in front of someone?  It seems absurd, but drivers admit to “not seeing” something or someone while operating a vehicle.  The term is known as “inattentional blindness” – a term coined by Australian researchers. Motorcycles Are Read More

Published March 06, 2018
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Motorcycle Helmets Save Lives in the Event of an Accident

By Evan L. Kaine

Riding a motorcycle is a thrill – it’s a feeling that we’re living on the edge with no restriction or restraint. However, riding on 2 wheels has become a more dangerous lifestyle, especially as accidents and fatalities have risen in the past 15 years. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), more than Read More

Published January 31, 2018
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Winterize Your Motorcycle

By Evan L. Kaine

Preparing for winter can be exhausting. Whether we are prepping our lawns, winterizing sprinklers, storing outside furniture, or getting our vehicle in for maintenance, the tasks can be taxing. While every task takes some time, we wanted to touch on the importance of proper winterization of a specific vehicle – your motorcycle. Keep Winter from Read More

Published November 14, 2017
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How to Get a Motorcycle License in Georgia

By Evan L. Kaine

An estimated 33 percent of motorcycle operators killed in traffic crashes are not licensed or are improperly licensed to operate a motorcycle. By not obtaining a motorcycle operator license, riders are bypassing the only method they and state licensing agencies have to ensure they have the knowledge and skill needed to safely and skilfully operate Read More

Published May 23, 2017
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Motorcycle Accident Statistics

By Evan L. Kaine

Believe it or not, but the odds of you knowing someone who has been injured or killed from a motorcycle accident is exceptionally high. Why? Because according to the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), there are over 4,000 motorcycle fatalities each year and over 88,000 thousand motorcycle riders / passengers were injured in 2015. Unfortunately, Read More

Published May 16, 2017
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