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Are Motorcyclists the Victims of Unfair Profiling?

For the second year in a row, the Motorcycle Profiling Project is conducting a national survey to define profiling trends for motorcyclists in the United States. The 2015-2016 National Motorcycle Profiling Survey revealed that many riders are profiled based on their appearance, not on their behavior. Over half of riders say they were stopped by… Read more »

Look Twice, Look Three Times, Look Four Times . . . JUST LOOK!

As the days get longer and the weather gets warmer, more riders take their motorcycles out of winter hibernation to enjoy our beautiful Pennsylvania roads. The warmer spring weather means you will be sharing the road with more motorcycles. Even though some motorcyclists ride year-round, many riders put up their motorcycles for winter. Therefore, it… Read more »

What Are The Biggest Dangers To Motorcyclists

Riding a motorcycle can be a fun experience, but it also comes with an increased risk of a traffic accident and injury. Unfortunately, many of the dangers faced by motorcyclists are from other drivers. They simply don’t watch for motorcyclists. However, other drivers are not the only dangers riders face when they are on the… Read more »

What Are The Advantages Of Riding A Motorcycle?

Motorcycles have gained popularity as a form of transportation and recreation in Pennsylvania and throughout the United States. More and more people are giving up their four-wheeled vehicles and embracing life on two wheels. For some people, motorcycles are just another form of transportation while others see motorcycles as a way to be “free” to… Read more »

Erie Road Closed Due To Flooding

The weather has been creating problems for drivers in Pennsylvania and throughout the United States. From flooding in the west and the east to snow storms and icy roads, Mother Nature is creating terrible driving conditions that cause headaches and traffic accidents. GoErie reported last week that many roads throughout the Erie region were closed… Read more »

Motorcycle Passenger Injuries

Who Is Responsible For A Motorcycle Passenger’s Injuries?

When you ride on the back of someone’s motorcycle, you don’t think about the potential for injury. However, a motorcycle accident can happen at any time, resulting in serious injuries that cause permanent disability or disfigurement. The result is often a long and complex recovery, which is expensive. Filing an accident claim is important if… Read more »

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Is Lane Splitting Legal In Pennsylvania?

Motorcycle accidents cause serious injuries and death because the rider isn’t as well protected as occupants in a passenger vehicle are. Many times, a motorcycle accident is caused by the driver of another vehicle, but some motorcycle crashes are the result of the motorcycle rider’s negligence. An example of rider error or negligence that can… Read more »

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What Is The Most Common Cause Of Motorcycle Accidents?

Last month, Erie police investigated a motorcycle accident that injured the man and woman who were riding the motorcycle. It appears that the rider swerved to avoid colliding with a car that had failed to yield the right of way.  In another news story, Pennsylvania State Police cited a Corry man with failing to yield… Read more »

Attorney Grant Travis | Travis Law Firm | Personal Injury Attorney, DUI Defense Attorney, Criminal Defense Attorney | Serving Erie, Crawford, Warren & all of Northwestern PA | Call the Travis Law Firm at 814-277-2222 today!

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Looking into Harley-Davidson Motorcycles for Brake Failure

The NHTSA is investigating some motorcycles produced by Harley-Davidson after complaints of the brakes failing without any warning. The investigation is exploring bikes made between 2008 and 2011 and impacts more than 430,000 Harley-Davidson motorcycles. These motorcycles have antilock braking systems that fail suddenly and could put the driver of the bike at risk of… Read more »