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Archive for the ‘Motorcycle Accidents’ Category

Failing to Watch for Motorcycles is a Fatal Mistake

Posted on September 24, 2018

Houston police are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident that occurred at 6500 Martin Luther King Boulevard earlier this month. Two people, a man and woman, were traveling north on the motorcycle when the driver of a Ford F-150 pickup truck failed to yield the right of way when leaving a stop sign. The motorcyclist crashed […]

Airman Killed in Motorcycle Accident

Posted on July 22, 2015

A deadly motorcycle accident on Highway 351 in North Abilene, Texas, claimed the life of a pilot who was riding his 2008 Yamaha motorbike when he crashed into a pickup truck that was towing a U-Haul trailer. The accident happened in the afternoon while the motorcyclist was traveling east on the highway. The rider was […]

Road Intersections Common Site of Motorcycle Accidents

Posted on May 1, 2015

The Texas Motor Vehicle Traffic Crash Highlights for 2013 show that 495 motorcyclists were killed in that year. This number included both drivers and passengers of motorcycles – more than half of whom were not wearing helmets at the time of their accidents. Motorcycles are a popular mode of transportation in Texas, and along major […]

Almost 500 Motorcycle Deaths in Texas in 2013

Posted on January 30, 2015

The Texas Department of Transportation (TDOT) has shared some new statistics that may put a damper on anyone wanting to climb onto a motorcycle – especially without a helmet. The government agency reported that there were 495 motorcyclists (including operators and passengers) killed in 2013, with 53% of them not wearing helmets at the time […]