The summer weather has drawn more motorcycle riders onto Arkansas roads, and the extra two-wheeled traffic poses risks for riders and drivers alike, authorities said. In the past week, six motorcycle wrecks in the state have resulted in eight rider fatalities, bringing the total number of motorcycle deaths in 2016 to 44.
Coroner Clayton Cobler has released the name of the Meridian man who died. He says Jeremy Forbes was the man killed in this motorcycle accident. Chest trauma was the cause of death for one man riding his motorcycle through Meridian Tuesday night.
A newly released Governor’s Highway Safety Association report notes that motorcycle rider fatalities were up 10% in 2015 compared to the year before. Just as alarming, while motorcycles are only 3% of all registered vehicles in the US and travel only 1% of all of the vehicle miles in the country, they account for 15% of vehicle deaths.
Parents and spouses grieving the loss of a fallen soldier are getting a unique way to help the healing thanks to Caliente Harley-Davidson. The dealership is hosting motorcycle riding courses especially for the families as part of a partnership with the survivors group of Fort Sam Houston.
Annette Torrez sometimes receives complaints that her Facebook posts are too gloomy. As chairwoman of the New Mexico Motorcyclist Rights Organization, she posts a report about each crash involving a motorcyclist around the state.
Chrome and steel gleamed in the summer sun and the thunder of more than a dozen engines shook the earth outside the Taylor County Expo Center Monday. The 20 or so bikers gathered there just before noon were looking forward to a free burger and hot dog lunch after a yearly ride to Kent's Harley-Davidson.
After an accident-blighted weekend, there have been calls for both automobile drivers and motorcyclists to take the utmost care on the roads in the busy months ahead. On Sunday morning a 29-year-old Regina woman was hurt when her motorbike hit a minivan at the intersection of Arthur Street and Dewdney Avenue.
Today is World Motorcycle Day (WMD), an annual opportunity to celebrate "turning the throttle" while practising road safety. As the days and nights get longer, it's the perfect occasion to ride – as Lionel Richie would say – all night long.
The first annual ‘Backroad Ball’ is being held in Penobsquis, N.B. June 17-19, 2016. The event aims to bring together women from across New Brunswick and the surrounding area, who share a love of riding motorcycles.
Troy Regas has been riding motorcycles all his life; he doesn't own a car. He rides every day, rain or shine. "They're hard to see, they're not always in your path of vision, in other words, we're in your blind spots," Regas said.