California Studies Highlight Advantages Of Responsible Lane Splitting

Lane Splitting in traffic

Riding a motorcycle between two lanes of stopped or slowly moving traffic — a tactic known as lane splitting — is a relatively safe maneuver when both the motorcyclist and nearby drivers know the law and adhere to “safe and prudent” practices, according to two California studies released this week. One report is a crash […]

Classic Harley Davidson Bike Found 42 Years After Going Missing

A classic Harley Davidson was discovered 42 years after being stolen.

The California Highway Patrol, National Insurance Crime Bureau and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection made a huge discovery at a Los Angeles-Long Beach seaport when they found a classic Harley Davidson that had been missing for 42 years, ABC affiliate KABC reported. The 1952 Harley-Davison Hydra-Glide was originally stolen in 1972 in Charlotte, North […]

The More you Know: Why is California Keeping Lane Splitting an Underground Activity?

Photo:  Eric Schmuttenmaer

One of the many benefits of riding a motorcycle in California is the ability to split lanes, lane share, or filter through traffic. Lane splitting has been allowed in California (the only state to allow it) for many years; however there are still many motorists’ young and old who don’t know or don’t realize that […]

AMA Petition Calls For Return Of Lane-Splitting Guidelines To California Government Websites, Offices

MC Club on freeway

The American Motorcyclist Association initiated a petition drive to convince the California Office of Administrative Law to allow state agencies to once again disseminate important information on safely and responsibly executing the motorcycling technique called lane splitting. The online petition can be found here: https://cqrcengage.com/amacycle/app/sign-petition?1&engagementId=55066. A recent Office of Administrative Law order resulted in the […]

Operation Wheel Spin: CHP Breaks up Motorcycle Theft Ring

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After a two-year investigation, the California Highway Patrol interrupted three major motorcycle theft rings in Los Angeles County resulting in 51 arrests and recovering nearly $850,000 in stolen motorcycles and motorcycle parts. The most popular stolen motorcycles were Suzuki and Yamaha sport bikes. In many instances the thieves would just lift the bikes into the […]