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#RideSafe: Choosing the Right Motorcycle Helmet

By Eugene Bruno on May 1, 2024

When it comes to motorcycle safety, one piece of gear stands out above all others in its potential to save lives: a DOT approved helmet. Motorcycle riders love the thrill of cruising the open road, but let’s make sure every ride is as safe as it is thrilling. May is Motorcycle Awareness Month, so before hitting the road, let’s take a moment to review how to choose the right motorcycle helmet for you:

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Common Defective Motorcycle Parts and Equipment

By Eugene Bruno on April 15, 2024

Defective motorcycle parts can lead to critical failure and severe accidents. From manufacturing flaws to wear and tear over time, these defects can compromise a motorcycle’s performance. Inadequate safety equipment also puts riders at risk. Identifying common defective motorcycle parts is crucial for ensuring rider safety and preventing accidents. Selecting a DOT-certified helmet and well-constructed jackets and gloves also helps to protect yourself.

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What if Lane-Splitting Contributed to a Motorcycle Accident?

By Eugene Bruno on July 15, 2023

California is the only state in the country that allows lane-splitting. Motorcycles engage in this maneuver by passing between two vehicles, driving with the flow of traffic. Lane-splitting can be done when traffic is moving at a slow pace, at a complete standstill, or to allow a motorcycle to pass through. Although legal in California, it is still essential for motorcyclists to obey other traffic laws and ensure they are performing this maneuver safely. Other motorists on the road should also be aware of riders who are lane-splitting to help prevent collisions.

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Top 10 Motorcycle Mistakes to Avoid for a Safe Ride

By Eugene Bruno on April 29, 2023

Whether you’re a new or experienced rider, motorcycle accidents happen. The NHSTA reports motorcyclists accounted for 14% of all traffic accidents in 2020. Mistakes happen but on a motorcycle those mistakes can have serious consequences. Here’s ten of the most common mistakes motorcyclists make that cause accidents.

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Just How Much More Dangerous Are Motorcycles?

By Aline Miranda on January 20, 2023

There’s nothing like the joy and freedom you feel while riding a motorcycle. Motorcycles are also economical and easy to park. But there’s no avoiding the fact that motorcycles aren’t as safe as passenger vehicles.

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Road Rash is a Serious Motorcycle Accident Injury

By Aline Miranda on December 10, 2022

Although it may not sound like a big deal, road rash is a serious injury that may have severe medical consequences when left untreated. Road rash causes scarring, infection, and damaged tissue and it can even be fatal.

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Motorcycle Accidents Overview

By Eugene Bruno on February 10, 2022

Motorcycle accidents often leave the rider with significant injuries, making it impossible to both work and sometimes even complete everyday tasks. Given that most motorcycle accidents occur as the result of negligence on the part of the other vehicle driver, your accident should be investigated by a San Diego motorcycle accident attorney immediately.

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Aseltine School Holiday Food Drive

By Eugene Bruno on October 5, 2021

Since 1968, Aseltine School has served at-risk youth with severe emotional disturbances and learning disabilities, whose needs cannot be met in the public schools. Aseltine conducts a yearly holiday food drive to ensure their students meals throughout the year. Eugene Bruno & Associates was happy to fill a bin at the 2019 food drive!

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New 2019 Scooter Helmet Law: No Helmet, No Problem

By Aline Miranda on December 17, 2018

Riding a motorized scooter such as those offered by Lime, Bird, and other companies are fun but riders must comply with the California Motor Vehicle Code or face a ticket. According to Vehicle Code section 21235, any person operating a motorized scooter must have a valid driver’s license or instruction permit and:

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Tips for Motorcycle Safety

By Aline Miranda on September 21, 2016

Riding a motorcycle can be a thrilling experience and there’s no better place to ride than Southern California, with mild dry weather and miles of the open road. Motorcycles also have more practical benefits too, such as better gas mileage and easier parking.

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