Month: October 2009

Twenty-year-old Sean Stiller of Cassadaga is suing Halftime Sports Bar, alleging he wrecked his motorcycle after he was illegally served alcohol

The lawsuit, filed Oct. 8 by Miami attorney Mark Feinstein, alleges Halftime served Stiller alcohol in the hours before his July 1 motorcycle crash, even though the bartenders knew he was not 21. After spending weeks in a coma at Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach, Stiller is living now at a rehabilitation hospital

Early arrivals and fully booked hotels paint positive picture for Biketoberfest

More than the arriving bikers have a smile on their faces about Biketoberfest, the winter motorcycle event in Daytona Beach, Florida. Organizers and tourism officials are pointing to some key indicators as reasons this year’s event could buck the economic slowdown experienced by both motorcycle events and tourist destinations. Officially kicking off on Thursday October

Authorities say four people were killed on a Panhandle stretch of Interstate 10 when a pickup crossed the centerline and crashed into their car

The Florida Highway Patrol reported Zubon S. Sims, 22, of Blountstown, was traveling eastbound on I-10 in Jackson County when, for an unknown reason, he lost control of 2002 Chevrolet pickup and ended up traveling in the westbound lanes. Sims’ pickup collided with the front end of a 2000 Nissan Sentra carrying four DeFuniak Springs

Ducati recalls 2008 Desmosedici RRs due to insufficient distance between the tail guard and the exhaust

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s): DUCATI / DESMOSEDICI RR 2008 Manufacturer: DUCATI NORTH AMERICA Mfr’s Report Date: SEP 24, 2009 NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V370000 N/A NHTSA Action Number: N/A Component: STRUCTURE Potential Number of Units Affected: 386 Summary: DUCATI IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008 DESMOSEDICI RR MOTORCYCLES. DUE TO INSUFFICIENT DISTANCE BETWEEN