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Lane-splitting: Is it legal in Texas?

Lane splitting is simple: It's a tactic that motorcyclists use to pass traffic, generally when it's stopped and backed up. There may not be enough room for a car to move forward when a two-lane interstate comes to a stop, for instance, but a motorcycle can easily fit between the cars in both lanes.

How to protect your motorcycle passenger

Riding motorcycles is a thrilling pastime for millions of people across the country. Many know how to operate their motorcycles safely, while others have trouble being safe no matter the effort they put into it. When it comes to riding with a passenger, it's best to know some safety tips ahead of time to prepare for the ride and keep the passenger safe.

Safety tips for novice motorcycle riders in Texas

Riding a motorcycle is thrilling, but it can also be very dangerous. Riders have no protection other than their helmet. There's nothing separating them from the pavement below and the vehicles next to them. Even the most minor of accidents can cause severe injuries and even trauma to riders. Here are some safety tips for novice motorcycle riders in Texas.

Texas man goes to prison after purposefully hitting motorcycle

A Texas man will go to jail for 15 years after he purposefully swerved his car into a passing motorcycle. A couple on the motorcycle was attempting to make a pass, when video footage caught the man swerve directly into their path. Earlier this month, a trial by jury convicted the man of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Motorcycle-related accidents and safety tips while on the road

On March 3, a motorcyclist died after sliding his bike sideways into the rear of a pickup truck in Waco, Texas. And on February 22, a motorcyclist lost control of her bike and fell from an elevated roadway in North Austin. These are just a few of the recent fatal motorcycle accidents that have become increasingly common in our state and across the United States.

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