Motorcycle Articles

Road rash injuries and how to treat them

Minor road rash injuries to arm

When I was growing up, I’d see guys on motorcycles wearing leather jacks, pants and boots. They looked really tough and scary. Then one day I realized why they dressed like that. They weren’t hoods. They were smart cyclists! They…
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Lane splitting and other Arkansas motorcycle laws

Helmeted motorcyclist driving past trees

If you ride a motorcycle in Arkansas, it is very important that you know the relevant laws. Motorcycle laws vary from state to state, so if you’re traveling across state lines, be sure you research what is legal and what…
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Do motorcycle helmets save lives?

Two men putting on motorcycle helmet while helmeted woman sits on motorcycle

The very simple answer to the question, “Do motorcycle helmets save lives?” is “yes”. The single most effective way to save lives in a motorcycle accident is to wear a helmet. This becomes a very important answer as the number…
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May is Motorcycle Awareness Month

Motorcyclists driving on a roadway with a sign "Watch Out for Bikers"

The National Safety Council (NSC) and other safety organizations have designated May as “Motorcycle Awareness Month”. The campaign is an effort to educate and alert drivers and motorcyclists to stay safe on the road. Motorcycles are considered vehicles and have…
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Older motorcyclists sustain more serious injuries

Older biker againsdt black backdrop wearing sunglasses, black leather jacket and white t shirt

Who woulda thunk? The number of people over 60 riding motorcycles is on the rise. In the past few years, the number of cyclists over 50 increased approximately from 1 in 10 to about 1 in 4. Unfortunately, along with…
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