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Posted By Salter, Healy, Rivera & Heptner | January 18 2024 | Florida News, Motorcycle Accidents

Florida’s Motorcycle, Moped & Scooter Laws

Operating a moped, scooter, or motorcycle in Florida requires the rider to understand state laws specific to each vehicle. The requirements for these three vehicles are not all the same, so we encourage you to perform a deeper dive into your specific vehicle type before hitting the roadway. Here, our St. Petersburg motorcycle accident attorneys…

Posted By Salter, Healy, Rivera & Heptner | March 28 2022 | Motorcycle Accidents

Is Lane Splitting Legal in Florida?

Florida is somewhat of a motorcycle Mecca in the United States. Not only do many residents in Florida have motorcycles of their own, but this is a major tourist destination for motorcycles, particularly the annual Bike Week in Daytona Beach. It is not uncommon to see motorcyclists traveling down the center lane of two lanes…

Posted By Salter, Healy, Rivera & Heptner | March 9 2022 | Motorcycle Accidents

Florida Motorcycle Accident Statistics

With Florida’s warm and sunny weather, it’s no surprise that many residents choose to ride motorcycles. In 2020 there were an estimated 620,077 registered motorcyclists in Florida. Unfortunately, the lack of protection on motorcycles makes them more dangerous in the case of an accident. Without airbags and the metal frame of a car, motorcyclists and…

Posted By Salter, Healy, Rivera & Heptner | July 1 2019 | Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle Accident Guide

Being involved in a motorcycle accident is a terrible scenario. These accidents are brutal and in many cases lead to fatalities. If you were lucky enough to survive your accident, you still may feel anxious, frustrated, and confused. Your life is possibly flipped upside down right now, and you may not know what you need…

Posted By Salter, Healy, Rivera & Heptner | September 18 2013 | Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle Headgear Requirements in Florida

Nick O’Leary, former tight end for the Buffalo Bills and grandson of legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus (and a Florida State University football player) was involved in an accident when his motorcycle collided with a Lexus. Despite the horrific nature of the crash, he walked away with only relatively minor injuries. Not everyone is so lucky. Florida’s Department of…