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Motorcycle Helmet Laws

Posted on August 26th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, a properly functioning helmet is the most important piece of safety equipment that a motorcyclist can have. Wearing a helmet reduces the risk of dying in a crash by 37 percent, and riding without a helmet increases your risk of suffering a…

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How to Avoid Motorcycle Accident Injuries

Posted on August 15th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Motorcyclists are far more likely to suffer serious injuries or even death than occupants of other vehicles due in part to the lack of protective features such as seatbelts, airbags, or enclosed steel framing. In fact, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, more than 80,000 persons suffer from…

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Fourth of July-Look Out for Motorcycles

Posted on July 3rd, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Continued Reminders to Look Out for Motorcycles The Fourth of July holiday is going to be a four-day weekend for many including trips to the lake, family festivities and road trips for motorcyclists.  Keeping everyone safe on the roadways is important for all of us to enjoy the holiday weekend….

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Motorcycle Safety Awareness–Helmet Laws

Posted on May 9th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Helmet Laws in Missouri and Illinois While there are motorcyclists who argue that helmets ought to be optional, we too often see the serious injuries sustained by rather small motorcycle crashes, if there is such a thing as a small; if there is such as thing as a small motorcycle…

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May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Posted on May 7th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month It is not by chance that May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. May coincides with the increased traffic of motorcycles in the spring.  During the Midwest winters, we get out of practice of looking for motorcycles unlike the balmy states such as Florida.  We…

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Look Twice for Motorcycles

Posted on March 18th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Two Fatal Motorcycle Crashes Occurred over the Weekend involving Passenger Vehicles Two fatal motorcycle crashes occurred over the weekend. Both fatal crashes involved other passenger vehicles striking the motorcyclists. A fatal motorcycle crash occurred Saturday evening in Warren County according to authorities.  Around 7:30 p.m., a 2000 Chevy Monte Carlo…

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Weekend Includes Serious Car and Motorcycle Crashes in Missouri

Posted on September 20th, 2018 by Zane Cagle

Multiple Injuries and Fatalities Across Missouri in Car Crashes and Motorcycle Crashes According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, last weekend was dangerous for those on the roadways.  There were many serious injuries and fatalities over the weekend involving car crashes and motorcycle crashes.   Statistically, Labor Day weekend (just two weeks prior) has much higher crash…

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Safe Travel Reminders for Labor Day Holiday Weekend

Posted on August 28th, 2018 by Zane Cagle

Experts Recommend a Focus on Safety for a Happy Holiday Missouri State Highway Patrol issued a safety message for Missouri drivers and boaters. Troopers encourage personal responsibility and safety at the forefront of your plans for the 2018 Labor Day Weekend celebration.  Labor Day is usually considered one of the last…

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Second Fatal St. Louis Motorcycle Crash on Ashby Road, St. Louis County

Posted on May 17th, 2018 by Zane Cagle

Two Fatal Motorcycle Crashes on Ashby Road in St. Louis/Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month is during the month of May and not by chance.  The month of May brings much warmer temperatures and the return of the hum of motorcycles. Likewise, May usually sees a significant…

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