CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: What We Are Doing to Protect Our Clients

Articles Posted in Motorcycle Accidents

Peer-to-Peer Motorcycle Rentals

Riders Share is a peer-to-peer motorcycle-sharing community. It allows vetted riders to find a motorcycle on the website and rent it directly from the bike’s owner. The company’s website offers a large stock of makes and models that owners across the country are offering for rent. The Sacramento area is one of the company’s most popular markets. The option will likely replace the old traditional motorcycle rental businesses which have cumbersome requirements, are expensive, and have limited bike options.

Focus on Motorcycle Safety this Month

Spring has definitely sprung in Northern California. Great weather means more motorcycles on the roads. The National Safety Council (NSC), the country’s leading non-profit safety advocacy group, promotes Motorcycle Safety Month to remind motorcycle riders and passenger vehicle drivers that they share the responsibility of making roads and highways safe for motorcyclists.

Motorcyclist Injured in Chico

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reports that a motorcyclist suffered major injuries in a crash that occurred on the afternoon of Monday, May 3, 2021. The collision between the motorcycle and another vehicle took place are approximately 12:12 p.m. near Highway Motors, Inc., which is located on the 2900 block of Highway 32.  It is reported that a silver Ford Fusion, which was being driven by a female driver, did not see the motorcycle and pulled out onto the road, colliding with the black Harley Davison.  The impact was so violet it severed the bike in two.

Federal Motorcycle Safety Plan

In 2019, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released a five-year safety plan to address the issue of motorcycle safety on our nation’s highways. It was noted in the report that motorcycle fatalities had reached their highest level in more than 35 years. In 2017, 5,172 riders were killed compared to 2,116 in 1997. The past 20 years saw a 144% increase in fatalities among motorcyclists. 

Motorcyclist Killed Near Railroad Avenue

On Wednesday, April 21, 2021, a deadly motorcycle crash occurred in the proximity of Railroad Avenue and Eugenia Avenue in Redding, California. According to reports, the bike had been traveling south on Railroad Avenue nearing the intersection with Eugenia Avenue when, for unknown reasons, the rider lost control of the motorcycle.  The rider was ejected from the bike and crashed into a Toyota Avalon that was exiting the Owen’s Pharmacy parking lot.

Redding Area Motorcycle Accident Results in Major Injuries

On Wednesday, April 7, 2021, two people sustained severe injuries during a Redding area motorcycle accident. California Highway Patrol (CHP) reports that the accident occurred at night just northwest of Redding. According to information from police, the accident involved an RV and a single motorcycle. While both the motorcycle rider and passenger were hospitalized, the hospital has not provided updates on their conditions.

Motorcyclist Sustains Major Trauma in Arcata Collision

On Tuesday, March 30, 2021, a motorcyclist was severely injured during an Arcata collision. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) states that the accident occurred in the early afternoon on the northern side of the city and involved just a single-vehicle. According to police, the cause of the accident is still being investigated. Additionally, updates on the condition of the injured motorcyclist haven’t been reported.

Corning Motorcycle Collision Causes Serious Trauma

On Sunday, March 21, 2021, two people sustained injuries during a Corning motorcycle collision. California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers report that the crash happened at night and involved a motorcycle and single passenger vehicle. According to police, both injured parties were hospitalized, one with severe trauma. The accident is still under CHP investigation at this time.

Motorcyclist Suffers Injuries in Redding Highway Accident

On Sunday, March 7, 2021, one person suffered injuries during a Redding highway accident. Details reported by Redding area California Highway Patrol (CHP) traffic officers indicated that the crash took place in the morning on a local highway near the downtown area. Additionally, the collision reportedly only involved the motorcycle and no additional vehicles. The motorcyclist was expected to fully recover from his injuries.

One Arrested After Major Motorcycle Accident Near Redding

On Wednesday, February 10, 2021, two people were severely injured during a motorcycle collision near Redding. California Highway Patrol (CHP) states that the accident happened at night and involved one motorcycle as well as an SUV. Additionally, officers indicated that the SUV driver was placed under arrest on charges of driving under the influence following the crash. The conditions of the two injured people have been reported, and the collision is still under CHP investigation.

Contact Information