Motorcycle Accidents Caused by Blind Spots and Lane Splitting

Riding a motorcycle offers a thrilling sense of freedom and adventure but also involves inherent risks. Motorcyclists are far more vulnerable than occupants of passenger vehicles, and accidents involving bikes often result in catastrophic injuries. Two common and hazardous scenarios motorcyclists face are collisions caused by blind spots and lane splitting. If you or a…

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Is Lane Splitting Legal in Chicago?

Like all big cities, traffic in Chicago can be brutal. Have you ever been in slow-moving or stopped traffic and seen a motorcycle weaving between lanes of stopped cars? That’s called lane splitting and it’s illegal in Illinois except in certain circumstances. While motorcycle riders claim lane splitting is a safe and efficient way for…

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Safety Tips to Prevent Motorcycle Accidents

Chicago is home to one of the country’s most impressive architectural skylines and one of the five great lakes. It’s no surprise that many of its residents enjoy riding motorcycles to take in the views.  Whether you are a weekend road warrior or your bike is your main form of transportation, you share the road…

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Top Ten Causes of Illinois Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle accidents are rarely caused by a singular event. Instead, motorcycle accidents often occur because of several factors working in conjunction with each other. Weather is one of those factors. Even though some of the hardiest motorcycle riders are out in the colder weather, motorbikes do not operate well in the rain. Motorcycle riders are…

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Failure to Yield Motorcycles Accidents in Illinois

Not every motorcycle crash is the fault of the motorcycle rider. Although most motorists can claim they have observed a motorcycle rider weave in and out of traffic, speed through tight areas, rev their engine, or perhaps pull a stunt like pulling a “wheelie” or “endo” when the rider rides on either the front or…

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