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Arizona Motorcycle Permit Restrictions

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Riding a motorcycle is a beloved pastime in Arizona. There are more than 222,000 motorcycles registered in Arizona, and every year, this number grows significantly, with new generations wanting to get on the road. To ensure that only those who are qualified to ride safely actually get on a bike, Arizona requires permits and licenses. […]

Arizona Motorcycle Laws & Regulations

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Arizona is one of the states with the highest number of registered motorcycles — along with one of the highest motorcycle accident rates in the United States. In the Grand Canyon State, an average of 2,600 motorcycle accidents occur every year. To protect motorcyclists as well as other people on the road, Arizona has motorcycle […]

Arizona Motorcycle Accident Guide

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Riding a motorcycle through the picture-perfect landscapes of Arizona can be a relaxing and beautiful way to spend the day. Until it’s not. Being in a motorcycle accident can not only cause property damage, many times totaling the bike but also lead to fatalities. Motorcycle riding fatalities are 28 times more likely to occur when […]

Lane Sharing Laws for Motorcycles in Arizona

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Arizona is a motorcycle-friendly state, and its laws reflect that. One of the latest Arizona laws that affects motorcyclists and other drivers came into effect in September 2022. Lane sharing, also called lane filtering, is at the crux of this new law. Proponents of the law claim that it can positively affect traffic conditions, while […]

Reporting a Motorcycle Accident in Arizona

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Arizona’s sweeping landscape is a motorcyclist’s dream, offering the chance to enjoy soaring skies and great weather. Riding a motorcycle can, however, be dangerous. Having two wheels instead of four makes it easier for motorcycles to tip over. Additionally, not having the armature that a car has can lead to drivers getting seriously injured. If […]

5 Steps to Take Following Your Arizona Motorcycle Accident

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Riding a motorcycle can be a thrilling experience, but it’s also a much more dangerous one compared to driving a car; the lack of structural protection combined with reduced visibility, exposure to the elements, and the reduced stability that comes from only having two wheels make motorcycle accidents a much more likely occurrence. With that […]

What to Do After a Motorcycle Accident in Surprise, AZ

What to Do After a Motorcycle Accident in Surprise

The perfect day of riding can turn into a nightmare in the blink of an eye — an accident can leave its victim with serious personal injuries, significant financial losses, and sometimes even life-changing consequences. If your accident resulted from someone else’s negligence and left you with serious injuries, we can help you get justice. […]

Arizona Motorcycle Accident Laws – Avoid Serious Injury on Your Motorcycle

Arizona is a great place to own and ride a motorcycle. The weather is typically amenable to riding, and there are plenty of beautiful sights to see. However, it is crucial for all motorcyclists in Arizona to take the necessary precautions when it comes to ensuring their safety. Motorcyclists are incredibly vulnerable to severe injuries […]

What Is a “No-contact” Motorcycle Accident?

Motorcycle accidents often lead to devastating injuries for drivers and passengers on the back of the bike. Unfortunately, motorcyclists do not have much protection against the force of another vehicle slamming into them. But what about motorcycle accidents that occur without any contact with another vehicle? Even though this may seem impossible, this happens more often […]

What Happens to the Brain in a Motorcycle Crash?

Not all motorcycle accidents result in major injuries. However, some motorcycle accidents result in significant injuries for those involved. Due to the nature of motorcycle accidents, riders are much more likely to sustain brain injuries in the event that a collision occurs. Here, we want to talk about what happens to a person’s brain in a motorcycle […]

Consequences of Driving Without Insurance in Arizona

Driving without insurance is a risky proposition in Arizona. If a driver in this state decides to operate without insurance, they could face a multitude of consequences. This can include traffic citations, major fines, license suspensions, and a requirement to purchase an expensive SR-22 certificate. Additionally, if a driver is involved in an accident and […]

Is Arizona a No-Fault State?

Getting into a car accident can be an incredibly scary experience for those involved. Securing compensation in the aftermath of a vehicle accident is a crucial but complicated process. Some states across in the US are considered “no-fault” accident states, which means that drivers turn to their personal insurance carrier to recover compensation for their […]

What if the Other Driver Does Not Report the Accident? | AZ

If you or somebody you care about has been involved in a vehicle accident, we sincerely hope that the police came to the scene and conducted an investigation. A police report is an integral piece of evidence used by insurance carriers and other parties when working to determine how compensation should be paid out. However, […]

Is Brake Checking Illegal in Arizona?

We have all likely seen other individuals slam on their brakes to try and get other vehicles to stop tailgating them. This is commonly referred to as brake checking. However, is brake checking illegal in the state of Arizona? Here, we want to further discuss brake checking, its legality, and what happens if an accident […]

Right of Way Laws In Arizona

Anytime you get behind the wheel of a vehicle, chances are you will have to yield the right of way to someone else on the roadway. This can include yielding to other vehicles, pedestrians, bicyclists, commercial trucks, etc. Arizona has several laws pertaining to the right of way in place to help prevent vehicle accidents. Here, […]

How Do Helmet Laws Affect Motorcycle Accident Cases?

Motorcycle helmets are the best way to prevent serious head and brain injuries in the event a person is involved in a motorcycle accident. However, the state of Arizona does not require all motorcyclists to wear a helmet. Any person 18 years of age or older does not have to wear a motorcycle helmet. Motorcyclists […]

How Much Is My Motorcycle Accident Claim Worth?

Motorcycle accidents can be terrifying, particularly for those who sustain injuries in the incidents. If a person sustains an injury in a motorcycle accident caused by the careless or negligent actions of another driver, they should be able to recover compensation for their losses. However, properly determining the value of a motorcycle accident claim can […]

Analysis of Fatal Alcohol-Related Crashes in the United States 2000 – 2019

Drunk driving in the United States has long been identified as dangerous, responsible for over 10,000 traffic deaths every year. At Gerber Injury Law, we recognize this serious issue and worked with 1Point21 Interactive to analyze all alcohol-related fatal crashes in the United States from 2000-2019. During our study period, there were a total of 360,585 alcohol-related fatal crashes, which […]

Left Turns | Gerber Injury Law

Left turns can be very dangerous. It seems that each state has it’s own laws when it comes to making left turns, but there are some basic rules that apply across the board or rather at an intersection. “Left turns cause many collisions,” said Phoenix car accident Attorney Ken Gerber. “Who has the right of way […]