$25 Million Wrongful Death Lawsuit In Fatal California Motorcycle Accident

The wife of a Hawthorne, California motorcycle police officer who was killed while on duty has filed $25 million lawsuit against the cities of El Seguno and Manhattan Beach. Tracy Garton has filed the lawsuit stemming from the death of her husband, Andrew Garton.  His death occurred while he was assisting a funeral procession, in …

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Serious Motorcycle Accident Includes Alleged Fast Riding And Attempt At “Stunt”

A man from Greenfield, Wisconsin suffered severe head injuries during a motorcycle accident on Wednesday afternoon. The crash happened in the 5000 block of South 116th Street.  Police responded to the crash at approximately 1:20 p.m. The motorcyclist, a 20-year-old male, was traveling northbound on South 116th Street, when he lost control of the motorcycle, …

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Identifying Possible Drunk Motorists

In the November 12 post, titled “How To Identify Motorists And Motorcyclists Who Are Driving While Intoxicated (DWI),” various aspects of DWI detection of both motorists and motorcyclists were discussed. As mentioned in that post: The topic of motorists who drive while intoxicated should be of critical concern to motorcyclists, as many of the motorcycle …

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Motorcycle Riding While Drunk – Statistics And Commentary

The last was post was “How To Identify Motorists And Motorcyclists Who Are Driving While Intoxicated (DWI).” In this post, various aspects from the NHTSA’s (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) “2011 Drunk Riding Prevention Planner” campaign are highlighted. Here are some notable items as seen on the above-mentioned campaign page : The percentage of per se intoxicated …

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How To Identify Motorists And Motorcyclists Who Are Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)

The topic of motorists who drive while intoxicated should be of critical concern to motorcyclists, as many of the motorcycle accident fatalities seen in this blog involve a motorist who is driving while intoxicated. Given the danger such intoxicated motorists pose to motorcyclists, identifying (or “spotting”) such motorists is of paramount importance. Part of a …

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