Woman Sentenced in Killing of Motorcyclist

Darla Renee Jackson Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison for Road Rage Death of Motorcyclist

A woman who ran over and killed a motorcyclist during a fit of road rage in the South Bay was sentenced Friday to six years in state prison. Darla Renee Jackson, 27, pleaded guilty in January to voluntary manslaughter. Jackson, who could have received up to 11 years behind bars, was sentenced by Judge Francis Devaney. Jackson had faced a second-degree murder charge in the May 28, 2015, death of 39-year-old…

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CHP Make Arrest for Motorcycle VIN Tampering

CHP Capture Suspect in Evading and VIN Tampering on Dirt Bike

As a group of dirt-bikers rode rampant throughout San Francisco’s city streets over the weekend, a California Highway Patrol plane circling overhead zeroed in on one especially reckless rider, police said. Ronet Sanidad, 29, of San Francisco, was arrested Sunday evening on suspicion of felony reckless evading, reckless driving, conspiracy to commit a crime and tampering with a vehicle identification number, police said. He was booked into San Francisco County…

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Man in CHP Motorcycle Officer Death Caught

CHP Officer Dies in High Speed Chase with Stolen Motorcycle

A man suspected of being the subject of a pursuit that resulted in the death of a California Highway Patrol motorcycle officer Wednesday night has been arrested. The CHP announced Thursday night that Alberto Morales Quiroz, 26, was taken into custody at 11:45 a.m. Thursday in connection with the death of Officer Lucas Chellew. Investigators believe that Quiroz was the suspect riding an allegedly stolen motorcycle that the officer was chasing…

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2016 Police Motorcycle Skills Competition

Orange County Traffic Officers Association Police Motorcycle Skills

The Orange County Traffic Officers Association’s 44th annual Police Motorcycle Training and Skills Competition is Southern California’s premier Motor Rodeo and draws officers from all over the western states. This year’s event will include: Individual Competition Team Competition All New Patterns Top Gun Competition Raffle and Prizes Competitor Awards Achievement Awards Exhibitors & Vendors Wednesday, September 14, 2016 Location: Huntington State Beach (Enter at Newland from PCH) Time: 0700 to…

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California Officially Legalizes Lane Splitting

California Lane Splitting Legalized

California is now the first state to formally legalize lane splitting for motorcyclists. Gov. Jerry Brown signed the bill Friday to allow motorcyclists to move around stopped or slow moving traffic, under certain conditions. Under the legislation authored by Assembly member Bill Quirk, (D – Hayward), California Highway Patrol will create guidelines on lane splitting, in collaboration with other agencies and organizations involved with road safety and motorcyclist behavior. In…

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Lane Splitting Hearing on June 14th

Honda Motorcycle History Report

California Assembly Bill 51 would re-affirm the California Highway Patrol’s authority to issue lane-splitting guidelines for the state’s roadways. This important legislation is now scheduled for a hearing on June 14, 2016, in the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee. Support Lane Splitting The American Motorcyclist Association supports this legislation and encourages you to contact your state senator now and urge them to vote for AB 51. Fill out the form…

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