Motorcyclist loses life after he crashes with cell phone in hand

January 22nd, 2013 - by DKRPA

As we have talked about recently — and as many have speculated in the past weeks and months — the state of Florida will likely consider legislation regarding a texting while driving ban (again) this year. When that will take place and what the ban will actually entail, we do not know. The violation could […]

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Futuristic motorcycle offers tremendous safety features

January 2nd, 2013 - by DKRPA

It is a safe bet that Florida residents do not think about the classification of motor vehicles on a daily basis — if at all. And, really, we don’t blame you. Thinking about whether something is a car or a motorcycle is, well, boring. But “boring” does not mean “insignificant.” Given the exponential technological advancements […]

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Motorcycle riders seriously hurt in Palm Beach accident

December 21st, 2012 - by DKRPA

We have spoken about how dangerous the road can be for motorcyclists. The vulnerable nature of the vehicle is bad enough, but motorcyclists are often overlooked (or simply not seen) by other drivers, leading to terrible accidents. Whether or not that is a factor in the following crash in Palm Beach County, Florida is yet […]

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West Palm Beach motorcyclist airlifted to hospital after crash

November 12th, 2012 - by DKRPA

We have talked about some of the unique legal challenges motorcyclists face after an accident. In a recent post, we outlined the possible biases that can play into any court appearance for a motorcyclist involved in an accident. Regardless of whether they are the plaintiff or the defendant, they can be judged by the court […]

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Charges pending in fatal West Palm Beach motorcycle accident

October 16th, 2012 - by DKRPA

A fatal car accident in West Palm Beach, Florida shows the unique risks motorcyclists face on the road. Two motorcyclists, aged 31 and 19, were driving around late at night in a suburban portion of West Palm Beach last week. As they approached an intersection, a car suddenly made a U-turn right in front of […]

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Officials investigate motorcycle crash that killed firefighter

March 12th, 2012 - by DKRPA

An accident that involved one car and two motorcycles has left one firefighter dead and dealt serious injuries to his wife, who was hospitalized. The wreck occurred just outside of Orlando, Florida and there seems to be negligent circumstances in the build-up to the fatal motorcycle accident. The firefighter and his wife were on one […]

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West Palm Beach crash sends motorcycle driver to hospital

February 6th, 2012 - by DKRPA

Car accidents, no matter how minor, are a scary experience and they can turn something as routine as your morning commute into a life-changing moment. If another driver loses concentration for just a second – by reaching for a cup of coffee or using a cell phone to text a friend – a serious accident […]

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Motocyclist killed after running red light in Boynton Beach

January 5th, 2012 - by DKRPA

A 49 year-old man died from his injuries shortly after driving his motorcyle through a solid red light and being struck by another vehicle. The man was thrown off of the motorcycle and landed on the pavement. Authorities believe the motorcyclist may have been impaired. Please remember to obey traffic signs and signals. Doing so […]

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