Facts About Road Rash
Posted in Motorcycle Accidents on March 24, 2022
Road rash is a common injury in motorcycle accidents, bicycle collisions, and any other incident where a person skids across the ground at great speed or force. This injury occurs when you are thrown onto the road and your skin rubs against a hard surface, such as asphalt. As a result, the skin suffers from… read more
Is Lane Splitting Legal in Missouri?
Posted in Car Accidents,Motorcycle Accidents on June 12, 2020
Motorcycles are increasingly popular in Missouri, with many riders relying on these vehicles as their regular mode of transportation. Unfortunately, motorcycles can also be very dangerous — their construction leaves riders vulnerable to the elements and motor vehicles, and many motorcycle accidents result in severe injury and even death. If you are in a motorcycle… read more
Do I Need a License for a Moped in Missouri?
Posted in Bicycle Accidents,Motorcycle Accidents on October 24, 2018
A moped, or motorized pedal cycle, is a lightweight vehicle that operates on low power. It is a popular way to get around Kansas City for those who want to save on gas but wish for an alternative to motorcycles, bicycles, or walking. Before you mount your moped, however, you must make sure you’re obeying… read more
Missouri Motorcycle Safety Protective Gear
Posted in Motorcycle Accidents,Safety on July 12, 2016
The openness of motorcycles is what draws most people to them. Unfortunately, this same freedom is what makes them so dangerous. The intrinsic risks of motorcycles are inarguable: their design protects drivers and passengers far less than the metal cage of a passenger vehicle. Luckily, a long list of motorcycle safety protective gear exists to… read more
Missouri Motorcycle Helmet Laws
Posted in Motorcycle Accidents,Safety on May 18, 2016
One of the joys of motorcycle riding is the feeling of freedom it engenders. Of course, freedom always has inherent risks. Despite these risks, riders can take measures to increase their safety, and wearing a helmet is just one of those measures. Riding without a helmet has been illegal in the state of Missouri, and… read more
Electric Bicycle Laws and Safety Information: Is My E-Bike Legal?
Posted in Bicycle Accidents,Motorcycle Accidents,Safety on November 23, 2015
Electric bicycles or “e-bikes” have small motors that may assist traditional pedaling or fully motorize the propulsion to give the rider a scooter-like experience. Some can travel up to almost 30 mph and offer a green, pedal-optional mode of transit for riders. Most of the time, they qualify as bicycles. As such, they’re subject to… read more