Category: motorcycle injury

“UF senior suffers head injuries learning to ride motorcycle”

A senior at the University of Florida suffered critical head injuries Sunday, apparently while learning to drive a motorcycle.According to the Gainesville Police Department, the accident happened while Stacie Lavender, 21, was in a parking lot at Arbor Place apartments at 309 SW 16th Ave.Witnesses told police that she was being taught to drive a

“Deputy injured during charity event”

ST. PETERSBURG — A Polk County deputy was injured in a St. Petersburg crash during a charity motorcycle ride for three fallen officers Sunday. According to reports, Deputy Steven Neil hit another bike when it changed lanes in front of him on 1st Ave. S., east of 34th St. N. The deputy was transported to

A Palm Beach sheriff’s deputy has been hospitalized after getting trapped beneath his motorcycle when it suddenly caught fire at a filling station

Richard Ragali was off-duty and riding to Key West with several other deputies when they stopped Friday to get gas in Marathon. The Florida Highway Patrol says Ragali’s bike fell, igniting a fuel puddle left on the ground from a previous customer. The fire quickly spread to a minivan nearby, but the two toddlers inside

Buell is recalling around 400 2009 XB12S motorcycles. The factory routing of the front brake line may allow the tire to rub it during riding

Summary:BUELL IS RECALLING MODEL YEAR 2009 XB12SS MOTORCYCLES. THE FRONT BRAKE LINE MAY CONTACT THE FRONT TIRE. THIS CONTACT COULD CAUSE A HOLE TO DEVELOP IN THE FRONT BRAKE LINE, ALLOWING BRAKE FLUID TO LEAK. Consequence:THIS CONDITION MIGHT CAUSE AN INEFFECTIVE FRONT BRAKE AND LEAD TO A CRASH. Remedy:DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FRONT BRAKE LINE