Stop Lights & Traffic Sensors

Q. What do you do if your motorcycle won’t trip the red light sensors? We’re sitting ducks, especially at night, and if it’s got a camera we have to lose a day’s pay to go fight the fine. A. Unfortunately there is no easy answer. The law seems to be moving to the...
Talking to Fellow Motorcyclists: Do You Know Your Hand Signals?

Talking to Fellow Motorcyclists: Do You Know Your Hand Signals?

Let’s face it; we all use hand signals when we are riding—some more appropriate than others. In addition to those, there’s a whole lexicon of hand signals that motorcycle riders use to communicate with each other when riding in groups. These signals can...

Motorcyclists Who Run Red Lights Aren't Always Breaking the Law

Intersections are notoriously dangerous places for motorcyclists to hang out. Yet traffic light sensors don’t always detect lone motorcycles. As a result, motorcyclists can find themselves stranded for an eternity waiting for a car to come along a trigger the...