Tag Archives: motorcycle

Be On The Lookout For Motorcycles

Following a record number of motorcycle deaths in the state last year, the Colorado Department of Transportation is reminding drivers to be especially attentive to motorcycles. Motorcycle crashes were up 58 percent Continue reading

One Injured In Highway 40 Motorcycle Accident

A man was injured in a motorcycle accident Tuesday Morning on Highway 40 west of Maybell. The 76-year-old from Washington initially failed to see another biker he was traveling with pull off the highway near Elk Springs. According to Captain Conrad of the Colorado Continue reading

UPDATE: Identity Of Man Injured In Motorcycle Accident Released

The identity of the man who was injured over the weekend in a motorcycle accident on Highway 13 12 miles south of Craig has been released. 74-year-old Richard Pederson of Minnesota crashed his motorcycle around 3 Sunday afternoon after an attempt to pass a truck on the Highway. While he Continue reading

UPDATE: Motorcycle VS Truck Accident

A collision on Moffat County Road 33 Thursday afternoon between a motorcycle and a truck resulted in minor injuries to the driver of the motorcycle. Officers believe the motorcycle rider, 49-year-old Turner Dupont, was traveling on the wrong side of the county road, about 5 miles south of Craig, which forced the 60- Continue reading

Yampa Street Closed Friday For Motorcycle Show

Yampa Street will be closed Friday night in Steamboat for the Rocky Mountain Harley Owners Group Bike Show. The street will be closed to traffic between 6th and 8th streets from 5 in the afternoon until 10 at night, with the bike show taking place Continue reading

Stay Safe While You Ride

May is motorcycle awareness month in Colorado. As part of the effort to increase motorcycle safety in the state, CDOT is encouraging all riders to take part in a motorcycle operator training course, to develop and Continue reading

SUV Collides With Motorcycle

Motorcycle-accident2-300There was an accident on Victory Way in Craig yesterday morning involving a motorcycle and an SUV. The accident occurred in front of the Conoco station when the driver of the motorcycle attempted to make a turn into the station from the center lane of the three lane one-way highway. The driver of the motorcycle failed to see an SUV Continue reading

Motorcycle And Car Collide On Highway 40

Motorcycle-accident2-3001One man was injured Monday during a two vehicle accident, between a car and a motorcycle, on Highway 40, 3 miles east of Craig. The 54 year old male driver of the motorcycle was heading east when he collided with a car making a turn off the highway. The driver of the motorcycle sustained Continue reading

Woman Dies After Semi Hits Motorcycle

Motorcycle-accident2-300One woman died Tuesday night in Wyoming, after a semi truck struck the motorcycle she was riding on I-80 37 miles east of Rock Springs. 48 year old Jody Dossett from Hartford South Dakota lost control after a semi being driven by 69 year old Dulian Leszek ran into the back of her motorcycle. Dosset was thrown from her bike and Continue reading

“Safe 2 Sturgis” Campaign Underway

Sturgis_city_limitsThe Multi State “Safe 2 Sturgis” campaign goes into full swing today. Law enforcement from Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada, South Dakota and North Dakota are joining forces to ensure as many riders and drivers get to Sturgis as safely as possible. The campaign asks both drivers and riders to increase their awareness while on the road, which could help Continue reading

Ride Safe To Sturgis

Sturgis_city_limitsIn an effort to promote motorcycle safety during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally The Wyoming Highway patrol will be conducting a Safe 2 Sturgis campaign. They will join forces with law enforcement in Colorado to try and ensure that motorcyclists get to and from the rally safely. The campaign will Continue reading

UPDATE: Colorado On Pace To Set Record For Motorcycle Deaths

Motorcycle-accident2-300A rash of recent motorcycle accidents, has highlighted the importance that proper protection, following traffic laws and driving defensively play in avoiding…and in the event of…surviving…a motorcycle accident. A Craig man was killed late last month when he and his motorcycle collided with a car on Highway 40. 69 year old Continue reading