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Edwin Booth

Motorcyclist Killed in Vienna VA Accident

A 55 year-old man riding a motorcycle in Vienna, Virginia near Washington, DC died on October 18 in a multi-vehicle crash on Leesburg Pike. The fatal motorcycle wreck happened near the Towlston Rd. intersection.    According to the responding police officers, […]

Randy Appleton

Teen in Florida Delivers Tragic Message on Motorcycle Safety

Florida has one of the highest number of motorcycle riders, and also one of the highest motorcycle fatality rates. Everyone who ride a motorcycle there is taught in classes to always keep a close eye on other drivers around them. […]

Rick Shapiro

Driver Comes Forward After Unsecured Load Causes Motorcycle Wreck

The Minnesota State Patrol stated this week that the driver whose unsecured load caused a motorcyclist to wreck on I-94 near Lake Elmo in Minnesota came forward and is cooperating with police. The MN state patrol reported that the driver, […]

Jim Lewis

Observe Motorcycle Safety Every Day

It took nearly two weeks, but I was finally made aware that May has been designated Motorcycle Safety Awareness Week. Coordinated through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, state governments and nonprofits like the American Motorcyclist Association, the observance was […]

Guest Author

Motorcycle Licenses Are Necessary for Virginia Riders

For motorcyclists, summer weather provides great opportunities for getting out on the road. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon to see an increase in motorcycle accidents during the summer months. And…

Guest Author

New Virginia Program Adopted to Help Motorcycle Accident Victims

Earlier this month, Virginia (VA) launched a new program to help ensure that motorcyclists who are involved in an accident will receive proper medical treatment. The program is a collaborative…

Guest Author

New bill in Virginia would allow motorcyclists and cyclists to run red lights

Last Thursday, a Transportation subcommittee of the Virginia House of Representatives voted to approve a law that would allow drivers of motorcycles, mopeds, or bicycles to proceed through a red…

Rick Shapiro

Motorcycle Safety: The Top 5 Tips To Safely Avoid Injuries

With the increase of older novice motorcycle enthusiasts on the roads and highways, it’s critical that new cycle riders understand the top five critical safety tips to avoid injury or death…

Rick Shapiro

Norfolk (VA) motorcycle crash claims life

A motorcycle crash in Norfolk (VA) – the third fatal crash in the last week in Hampton Roads – left a Virginia Beach man dead from his injuries, the Virginian-Pilot reported….

Shapiro, Lewis, Appleton & Favaloro, P.C.

Man is thrown from motorcycle and dies in Norfolk, Virginia accident

Around 6pm on April 3, 2009 a man riding a motorcycle on East Ocean View Avenue in Norfolk, VA ran into a car. The car was attempting to make a left turn and upon impact the motorcycle driver was…