Part of the job of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center, or AFHSC, is to keep track of illnesses and injuries suffered by members of the U.S. military. In a study just published in its peer-reviewed journal, the group noted an alarming new trend. Between 1999 and 2012, military service members were increasingly dying in […]read more
A longtime executive chef for the Facebook organization was killed in a motorcycle accident on Monday, July 22. Facebook staff and executives, including CEO Mark Zuckerberg, remembered the 44-year-old man as an institution on the company’s Menlo Park campus who loved live and gave much of his time to volunteering. On his own Facebook page, […]read more
Around 6:00 a.m. Tuesday morning, a motorcyclist was severely injured when his bike collided with a 36-passenger bus on U.S. Highway 101. The serious motorcycle accident took place before morning rush hour, but several lanes of southbound 101 had to be closed down for two hours. The crash occurred on the Southbound 101 just north […]read more
New motorcycle riders’ inexperience often leads them make mistakes that could cause a serious accident. As such, it is very important for new riders to put a special focus on safety. Almost all motorcycle riders know that it is dangerous to speed, ride without a helmet or operate a motorcycle under the influence of alcohol […]read more
Riding a motorcycle in California, especially in congested areas, can be a dangerous proposition. Even experienced riders are at the mercy of drivers who do not see a person on a motorcycle. Part of learning how to ride is learning how to watch for other drivers and how to try to avoid accidents. California offers […]read more
According to a recent report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 385 motorcycle riders died on California roads in 2009. Only two states had a higher motorcycle accident death toll. In the United States, 4,462 riders were killed that year. Nationwide, both the total number of deaths and the rate of deaths in relation […]read more
With spring now upon us, many Bay Area motorcyclists will be dusting off their bikes and heading out on the open highway. However, after a winter away from the road, San Francisco motorcycle accidents are a real concern. Both riders and drivers could benefit from reviewing some helpful safety tips as the motorcycle season starts […]read more
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