State Police say a Hallowell man died this morning when he lost control of his motorcycle in Augusta.
According to Maine Department of Public Safety Spokesman Steve McCausland, Edward Lingley, 33, was traveling too fast as he exited I-95 and the bike slid on a sharp curve, and then struck the trailer portion of a tractor trailer in the opposite lane ...
Here is what I like to call a 'Holy Crap' moment. It's a close call, a near miss, an almost got injured moment. Depending on how you look at it the guy was lucky or unlucky to be in the situation in the first place.
I can remember when I was a kid riding on my dad's motorcycle. He had a Yamaha bike, and I can still recall the blue gas tank that he would put me on. I would grab the middle of the handlebars just like the kid in this video is doing.
My dad never really took me very far, usually just around the neighborhood in Cape Elizabeth where I grew up...
Road rage is a big problem in this country, it's crazy! Here's a video of a motorcycle driver being hit by a car that intentionally swerves his car into path of the cycle wrecking it. Granted, it was a no passing zone but there no reason for this kind of stuff.
This past summer while riding a motorcycle to raise money for the Shriner's Children's Hospital, our Augusta Police Chief, Robert (Bob) Gregoire, was seriously injured in an accident.
While the chief's wife, Cathy, along with Sgt. Chris Shaw, were also injured in the two bike crash, it was Bob who was most critically hurt. He sustained a neck injury that has left him partially paralyzed.
Safety versus freedom in the form of a motorcycle helmet is back in front of Maine lawmakers. There is a new bill on mandatory helmet use for all Maine motorcyclists. It is being reviewed by a legislative committee.