Motorcycle Accidents

How Safe Are Motor Scooters in New York City?

Over the last few years, various vehicles under the micromobility umbrella have increased in popularity and become a common mode of transportation for millions of individuals in dozens of cities.  Electric-assist bikes (e-bikes) and motor-powered scooters are two of the most popular micromobility options available in many cities, and riders with subscriptions to scooter-sharing companies… read more

Woman, 42, Dies in Queens Motorcycle Crash

A 42-year-old woman from Allentown, PA, died in a motorcycle accident in Holliswood on July 26, 2020. The victim, Tineisha Howard, was driving a 2019 Kawasaki ZX6R when she lost control of the motorcycle. She was traveling southbound on Francis Lewis Boulevard.  Around 7:20 that evening, Ms. Howard struck a fire hydrant and crashed. She… read more

TV Reporter Dies After Accident Involving Revel Scooter

A tragic accident involving a Revel scooter claimed the life of a local television reporter in New York. The accident occurred at the intersection of India Street and Franklin Street in Brooklyn’s Greenpoint section around 5:30 p.m. on July 18, 2020. Nina Kapur was riding as a passenger on the scooter, according to a detective…. read more

Death of NYPD Officer Shines Light on Roadway Dangers

Just last month a 34-year-old member of the NYPD was killed while riding his motorcycle to work. The fallen officer was struck by a speeding driver who may have been racing a second vehicle when the fatal accident occurred. Through the driver of the vehicle that struck the officer has been taken into custody, many… read more

Are you ready to share the road with e-scooters?

The rules of the road are always changing, but many New Yorkers may get caught off-guard by a law that may soon affect their safety on the streets. Both chambers of the legislature have passed a law that allows for rental e-scooters on New York streets, except for in Manhattan. The bill has not yet… read more

Ride safe in any weather with these 5 tips

Whether you ride motorcycle, bike or scooter, you’re probably ready to get out on the road this summer. But, before you go it’s important to have the right gear for the weather. Here are a few tips to prepare for outdoor riding. 1. Carry rain gear Even if the forecast is clear, it’s a good… read more

Delivery cyclists: one of the most dangerous jobs in NYC

Delivering meals on a bike through the streets of New York City is not an easy job. It is probably even harder and more dangerous than you think. Every day, they may fight traffic, bad weather, irate pedestrians and uncooperative doormen. And, they run the risk of being severely injured or killed by the motor… read more

Motorcycle accidents, a common issue on New York streets

The crowded streets of New York can be a nightmare to navigate in a traditional automobile. For this and many other reasons, it is common to see quite a few people riding motorcycles as their main form of transportation, especially when the weather is nice. Unfortunately, motorcycle accidents are fairly common, and the riders can… read more