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Obama forces federal drivers to stop texting while driving

While there are many states that have banned texting while driving, there has been no national oversight of a problem that can kill anyone on the road. But on Tuesday, President Obama has pressed forward by signing an executive statement ordering all federal employees to stop texting while driving on the job. In doing so, [...]

8Oct2009 | Daryl Hurd | 0 comments | Continued
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8 more states planning for banning texting while driving

It is ironic that almost every state now has a ban on talking on your cell phone but not using the cell phones for other things. I just wonder if they will have to make it illegal to surf the web or watch a movie on your cell phone while you are driving too since [...]

16Sep2009 | Daryl Hurd | 0 comments | Continued
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Top Mistakes by drivers by GMAC Insurance

GMAC has compiled a list of things that you should not do when driving. These mistakes have topped the list and certainly do not make up all the possible things that can go wrong. But if you can learn to avoid these mistakes, maybe it will make you a better driver/rider and you will live [...]

20Jun2009 | Daryl Hurd | 0 comments | Continued
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20.1 percent of licensed drivers cannot pass drivers exam, are you one of them?

It is scary riding to know that over 20% of the cagers that are licensed driving around you do might not remember enough of driver education to pass a drivers exam this year.

18Jun2009 | Daryl Hurd | 0 comments | Continued
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Watch out for parked cars when you are drunk

One biker has learned the hard way that when you drink and ride, you have to really pay attention to parked cars. Nathaniel Griffith Jr., of Cincinnati hit an off-duty officer in a unmarked patrol car when he went through a construction zone and hit the patrol car while it was parked.

20May2009 | Daryl Hurd | 0 comments | Continued
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Ouch.. This biker couple does it all together ..

Carmen Potter, 47, and Allen Wayne Carter, 61 are both bikers and seem to be in tune with each other. In different motorcycle crashes they both took a spill on the same night. Unfortunely for them, their misfortune was only to start when both were charged with DUI’s. But now they will be able to share [...]

8May2009 | Daryl Hurd | 0 comments | Continued
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Billy Lane does not agree to plea deal

And the drama goes on and on…. It was expected that Billy Lane’s trial would finally conclude with a plea deal but now that will not happen. So now the trial will continue in several months. With over 2 years since Billy crashed his pickup into a biker, there is still no resolution for the [...]

15Apr2009 | Daryl Hurd | 0 comments | Continued
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RCMC 250 Ride Review

This last weekend could not have been a better time to take a 250 mile ride throughout northwest Oregon and southwest Washington.While bikers started out in rather cool weather, the day quickly evolved into a beautiful sunny day. With a high of 73 and clear skies for over 400 bikers, the warmth was welcomed as [...]

6Apr2009 | Daryl Hurd | 0 comments | Continued
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Do you own a Goodyear Dunlop D402 Tire?

If you do, you might want to follow the lawsuit of the widow of Stephen Gageby againist Goodyear DunlopTire, Stephen was killed when his Goodyear Dunlop D402 Tire suffered  sudden and catastrophic deflation.

17Mar2009 | Daryl Hurd | 0 comments | Continued
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Dunlop Motorcycle Tire Defect Faulted In Motorcycle Club Member Death

Press Release:  Dunlop Motorcycle Tire Defect Faulted In Motorcycle Club Member Death The widow of Stephen Gageby, long-time local motorcycle club member and safety advocate, has filed a lawsuit alleging a defective Dunlop motorcycle tire led to her husband’s death and her serious injuries in a motorcycle crash in 2007, near Butte, MT, said the [...]

5Mar2009 | Daryl Hurd | 1 comment | Continued