Motorcycle Accidents

Do You Have to Wear a Motorcycle Helmet in Oklahoma?

Oklahoma does not currently have a universal motorcycle helmet law. In 1966, Congress made highway funding contingent on states passing a universal motorcycle helmet law. Oklahoma was among the first to pass a law requiring all motorcycle operators and passengers to wear a helmet. Since 1967, Oklahoma’s helmet law has changed several times. At various… read more

What is Lane Splitting? Is it Legal in Oklahoma?

If you’re riding a motorcycle, you might have heard the term “lane splitting.” You might have also wondered what that means and if it’s legal in Oklahoma. Lane splitting is when a motorcycle rider cuts down the middle of two lanes of traffic. It’s also called “lane filtering.” And it’s illegal in Oklahoma.  The law… read more

Is a Motorcycle Really Worth the Cost?

Riding a motorcycle can make you feel like you’ve achieved total freedom. Riding on the open road, leaving all your worries behind. But is a motorcycle really worth the cost? Unless it’s going to be your sole means of transportation, you’ll still have regular car expenses to maintain. Factoring in the risks of riding, consider… read more

7 Common Motorcycle Crashes and How to Avoid Them

Riding a motorcycle can be a very fulfilling experience. However, it can also put you in a vulnerable position on the road. In a car, your vehicle’s metal frame may offer a degree of protection in an accident. Not so with a motorcycle. Motorcyclists often sustain serious injuries when they’re involved in accidents. In fact,… read more

Facts About Road Rash in Oklahoma City

With its open stretches of freeway and year-round mild and warm weather, Oklahoma is a great state for owning a motorcycle. Estimates from 2018 suggest that close to 130,000 residents own a motorcycle in Oklahoma.  However, even though the state is motorcycle friendly, riding a motorcycle in Oklahoma or any other state for that matter… read more

Do I Need a Lawyer If I Was Injured in a Motorcycle Accident in Oklahoma City?

Motorcycles can be a great way to get around in Oklahoma. They’re an economical, environmentally friendly, and of course fun mode of transportation.  However, they can also be significantly more dangerous than cars and trucks. In fact, while only 20 percent of those involved in car accidents are injured or die as a result, an… read more

3 Troopers Critically Hurt in Motorcade Crash Near Oklahoma City

Sadly, three troopers were injured in a crash that occurred during a procession in Oklahoma City on July 2. The procession was for a Tulsa police officer killed in the line of duty. The body of Sgt. Craig Johnson was being taken to the medical examiner’s office. Sgt. Johnson had been shot during a traffic… read more

How Safe are Motor Scooters in Oklahoma City

Motor scooters typically do not exceed 25 miles per hour. Because they are a low-speed vehicle, many people assume that they are safer than a moped or motorcycle. Unfortunately, that assumption is not correct. Motor scooter riders face the same risks and dangers that motorcyclists and moped riders face when they ride their vehicles on… read more