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Bun Ny
Bun Ny

Sorry but I will not sign garbage like this....sorry for your accident but it was an ACCIDENT...had you been secured in a vehicle with seat belts maybe you wouldn't have suffered such injuries! If you are on a dangerous motorcycle then you should be a more aware to your surroundings....its the RISK that YOU take! Were you wearing helmets and all of the proper protective gear? Its not that other motorists DOn't look for you! BTW when I take my truck over the railroad tracks I don't expect the train to "look out" for me!

Kat O'Connell
Kat O'Connell
  • Bun Ny

We all accept risks in our lives however, we motorcycle enthusiasts are expected to abide by all the same laws as you inbred jeds in your trucks. If YOU cause the accidents, say by running a red light or have the asinine excuse "I didn't see them" then you should pay an increased penalty. We as motorists should be paying attention for ANY potential hazard. Your comment makes it sound like it's open season on bikers. Motorcycles aren't dangerous, but assholes like you are.

Bun Ny
Bun Ny
  • Bun Ny

Ok!! For you to come on here and start attacking me with verbals makes you the ignorant!! Not anywhere in my post do I make it sound like an "open season"!! inbred jed?? Dumb bitch, my truck is a navigator!! I am a cyclist and I am aware of the dangers when riding SO I LET OTHER MOTORISTS BE AWARE OF MY PRESENCE AND KEEP AWARE OF POSSIBLE ENDANGERMENTS!!!!! Running a red light can happen to anyone and Im sure you have also and didnt even know it!!! Thats an ACCIDENT!! Whether you hit a...

Ok!! For you to come on here and start attacking me with verbals makes you the ignorant!! Not anywhere in my post do I make it sound like an "open season"!! inbred jed?? Dumb bitch, my truck is a navigator!! I am a cyclist and I am aware of the dangers when riding SO I LET OTHER MOTORISTS BE AWARE OF MY PRESENCE AND KEEP AWARE OF POSSIBLE ENDANGERMENTS!!!!! Running a red light can happen to anyone and Im sure you have also and didnt even know it!!! Thats an ACCIDENT!! Whether you hit a cyclist, motorist, trucker or a train!!! When you sit bitch on the back of the bike do you always wear a helmet and leather coverings?? ITS YOUR RISK anytime you ride in any vehicle!!! I hope a family member of yours gets put away for 14 years because they didnt see the crotch rocket swerving through traffic at 55 in a 25 MPH!! There are responsible bikers and then there are irresponsible bikers that abuse the power of the machines they are on!! OPEN MIND BEFORE OPEN MOUTH!!!!

Kat O'Connell
Kat O'Connell
  • Bun Ny

I did call you an asshole ...because quite obviously...you are. Don't take it personally.

Bun Ny
Bun Ny
  • Bun Ny

I am truly very sorry to hear about your father-in-law but you cant blame all motorists for one idiot trying to beat traffic nor one specific incident....it doesnt make him more responsible!! Cyclist have to assume the risk of sitting on a motor with 2 wheels, exposed to the open road without protection (i.e. motorists seatbelt regulations) and only being 1/4 of the size of the average vehicle on the roadways.......which I do and I also understand that it is my choice to take that risk by...

I am truly very sorry to hear about your father-in-law but you cant blame all motorists for one idiot trying to beat traffic nor one specific incident....it doesnt make him more responsible!! Cyclist have to assume the risk of sitting on a motor with 2 wheels, exposed to the open road without protection (i.e. motorists seatbelt regulations) and only being 1/4 of the size of the average vehicle on the roadways.......which I do and I also understand that it is my choice to take that risk by putting myself in that extra physical danger BUT I DO NOT BITCH ABOUT THE OTHER MOTORISTS ON THE ROADWAYS FOR BEING DUMBASSES AND NOT PROPERLY BEING ABLE TO SEE ME AT TIMES!!!! motorcycle accident fall in to about 1/10 of registered vehicle accidents!! Which means 9 out of 10 times the idiots dont even see a larger vehicle.....maybe they should pay heftier fines for hitting larger objects!!

I did call you a dumb bitch ...because quite obviously...you are. Don't take it personally.

Angel Torsiello
Angel Torsiello
  • Bun Ny

Real Jerk you are...

Bun Ny
Bun Ny
  • Bun Ny

why? because I know that Im the one putting myself at risk and dont feel that someone should be punished more if an accident does occur......Im man enough to accept the fact that someone has more of a chance to not see me and that I will prolly suffer more physical harm because I am exposed....Im just sick of fellow enthusiasts acting like other motorists dont respect us and we have no rights!! Do you really think that someone doesnt give a fuck if they hit a cyclist??

Bun Ny
Bun Ny
  • Bun Ny

why do you think we pay liability and hospital insurance??? DUH

Meaghan Costello
Meaghan Costello
  • Bun Ny

Bun Ny , your not an asshole..... LOL, but you don't care what silly little girls think of you, do you. I agree with you whole heartedly!! These ladies need to open their eyes and stop being childish. By the way loved the fact that you owned it and she said whe didn't when, well I read is. Silly girls, that is why thay sit on the back. Harley Sportster & CBR 900rr.... Its my risk!!

Bun Ny
Bun Ny
  • Bun Ny

Thanks Meaghan....awesome that youre a rider also!!

Le'Shea Cole
Le'Shea Cole

Please please please sign this. I lost my fiance due to a negligence drunk driver.

Le'Shea Cole
Le'Shea Cole
  • Le'Shea Cole

*negligent

Michelle Bond
Michelle Bond
  • Le'Shea Cole

so sorry for your loss

Le'Shea Cole
Le'Shea Cole
  • Le'Shea Cole

Thank you ma'am

Michelle Bond
Michelle Bond
  • Le'Shea Cole

nobody should ever feel that pain........

Le'Shea Cole
Le'Shea Cole
  • Le'Shea Cole

I agree. Some of the most painful things in life are preventable, like being more attentive behind the wheel.

Kav Bell
Kav Bell

This one is very close to home. I lost my brother due to a drunk truck driver who hit him while he was riding a motorbike. This needs to be passed as a law in India as well, currently all you get is 1 month in jail after 10 years of a court case as it was an "accident:!

Barbara Burrell
Barbara Burrell
  • Kav Bell

(((hugs Kaveri)))

Kav Bell
Kav Bell
  • Kav Bell

Thanks Barbara- Hope you are well.

Smitha Prasad
Smitha Prasad
  • Kav Bell

I hope it gets passed. Your post got me teary eyed I remember your brother pretty well.

Kav Bell
Kav Bell
  • Kav Bell

Thanks Smitha much appreciated.

Jim Wallace
Jim Wallace

I AM ALL FOR THAT IVE BEEN A RIDER FOR 50 SOMETHING YEARS AN I HAD PEOPLE RUN INTO ME AN ITS NO FUN AN SAY ITS MY FAULT THEY COULDn't SEE.
ME

Yvonne Bradley-wallace
Yvonne Bradley-wallace
  • Jim Wallace

Jim, can't believe thewhole world can't see how awesome you are!

Jim Wallace
Jim Wallace
  • Jim Wallace

hi girl no i dont talk to you enought but no one thing i love you an all ways will you are a very special lady

Mark Podolner
Mark Podolner

People on motorcycles and bicycles are obviously vulnerable and we driver of cars and trucks have to be extremely careful. I would also like to see every person on a bicycle or motorcycle wearing a helmet.

Jennifer Brosnahan
Jennifer Brosnahan
  • Mark Podolner

I agree with one condition that all motorcyclests drive the speed limit. There have been times when I would be driving on the highway and a motorcycle flies by going well over 100mph. True, we drivers should PAY ATTENTION to their surroundings. People on motorcycles should go the speed limit because one second no one is in my blind spot, and the next moment there is a bike zooming past me on the shoulder. Just a thought.

Maureen Sollars
Maureen Sollars
  • Mark Podolner

I'd also like to see people riding bicycles follow traffic laws - like stopping at stop signs and riding on the right side of the road.

As for motorcycles obeying the speed limits - I would only agree with that with someone who also obeyed the law and the speed limits. (Yes, I am a law abiding citizen. I obey the speed laws.) It's everyone's responsibility to obey the law.

Mary Belowsky
Mary Belowsky

Wondering if you guys were wearing your helmets?

Di Spencer
Di Spencer
  • Mary Belowsky

I really DON'T think them wearing their helmets makes a difference. People out there NEED to be ALERT for people on motorcycles wether they have helmets on or NOT!!!!

Mary Belowsky
Mary Belowsky
  • Mary Belowsky

Yes, that is completely true. But I can't help but feel that Mr. and Mrs. Beimfohr could have avoided the mental traumas by simply wearing a device specifically made for motorcyclists. I.E. The Helmet.

Virginia Compton
Virginia Compton

I would love to sign this, but saying all people that hit motorcyclist is there fault is wrong. We just need make people aware of our 2 & 3 wheeled friends. I have many motorcycle buddies. This is a stiff penanlty for something that may actually be the motorcyclists fault, not the 4-18 wheeled drivers fault.

Virginia Compton
Virginia Compton
  • Virginia Compton

Thank you Gary! It just seems they want to blame the one with the bigger vehicle. That is like saying to the older sibling "you are the older one so it is your fault" even if it is not.

Katie Meyer
Katie Meyer

On JUNE 5, 2012 I was hit on my motorcycle riding home from work at 5pm and was hit by a drunk driver. Had a few surgeries but 2 MAJOR ones to go. I am thanfkul to be alive. Amazes me how I had 4 witnesses testify and one complete stranger stayed with me the whole time holding my hand and talked to me. Although I was knocked out I honestly believe through his comfort I am here today and my 9 yr old twin boys still have their Mom.

Margie Hough-watts
Margie Hough-watts
  • Katie Meyer

Carmen Heidi's sister goes to court today and Carmen lost her job yesterday

Katie Meyer
Katie Meyer
  • Katie Meyer

That is TERRIBLE. Poor thing, just one hurdle for her. Ashame

Margie Hough-watts
Margie Hough-watts
  • Katie Meyer

I know I hoots get u two together

Meaghan Costello
Meaghan Costello

I just want to say one more thing! Please think about this! Revenge is the wrong reason to pass a Law like this! Reform IS the answer, but there are better ways to educate people. Jail time is not the answer! Paying for damages or compensation for families/riders, I am all for it. I would sign this if it was amended, no jail time.. Construction works are working, riders are commuting or relaxing. But even construction workers know the risk when they take the job, that is one of the reasons they are paid to well.

Glenn Smith
Glenn Smith
  • Meaghan Costello

Maybe you have not had anyone you know that has been hit and injured or killed on a motorcycle or moped.If you did,then maybe you would change your tune.That is like saying no jail time at all for someone who commits murder or assault.Because basically it is the same thing.They are using their vehicle as a weapon instead of a gun or knife.

Meaghan Costello
Meaghan Costello
  • Meaghan Costello

Glen I have I have been on a motorcycle for 31 1/2 years, I am 32. You do not ride that long with out seeing blood, on myself and others. I have seen, been a part of and had my parents go down. If you had taken the time to look back on my comments on the page, but anyway thats not the point here..... No it is NOT the same thing. So your basically saying that every time someone's brakes go out, a tired blows out, road debris gets kicked up or other road hazards happen that is murder or...

Glen I have I have been on a motorcycle for 31 1/2 years, I am 32. You do not ride that long with out seeing blood, on myself and others. I have seen, been a part of and had my parents go down. If you had taken the time to look back on my comments on the page, but anyway thats not the point here..... No it is NOT the same thing. So your basically saying that every time someone's brakes go out, a tired blows out, road debris gets kicked up or other road hazards happen that is murder or assault?? I do not think so sweetie. There are better ways to solve a problem like this. I have a baby and he was distracting me one afternoon, thank goodness that people where paying attention that day!! I ran right through a red light, by accident. I started laying on the horn and slowing down the best I could when I relized the light was red. I do not talk on the phone or text while driving (because I have been hit), my boy was having a hard time at that moment. Now here is the thing, I drive a monster e350 Diesel Van, it would have gone through a truck, let a alone a biker (would have had to be put in Tupperware). I did not plan on that, when someone commits a CRIME they make a choice to hurt or injure another person. No Sir it is not the same thing, not one bit. I ask you to look back in you past and think. Would you have deserved to GO TO JAIL for the accidents in your life?? It is personal, because we have all made mistakes, it called being human. Do I think that all the little girls and boys that drive like complete fools need education, yes!! Do I think that we need reform on existing laws, yes!! Putting people in jail for an accident is not right.

Meaghan Costello
Meaghan Costello
  • Meaghan Costello

Also please remember that people are signing this without reading it!! They see the headline and remember what happened to them or a friend and are responding. It is not the right reason to sign something as important as a petition like this. This is democracy at its finest, but many of the people signing that are the problem. At least 30% of the riders signing this should not be on 2 wheels, we all know them, bad riders!! No one is wrong in their own mind, even when they are. I...

Also please remember that people are signing this without reading it!! They see the headline and remember what happened to them or a friend and are responding. It is not the right reason to sign something as important as a petition like this. This is democracy at its finest, but many of the people signing that are the problem. At least 30% of the riders signing this should not be on 2 wheels, we all know them, bad riders!! No one is wrong in their own mind, even when they are. I really feel for this family that put this together, I really do. …….. If the $$ went to the rider/family not the government and no jail time (probation, driver license limitations; like time restrictions for work & groceries only) I would sign!! People should not go to jail for an accent dent, well unless under the influence of stimulants or depressants. (But we have laws for that already.)

John Carlisle
John Carlisle

I WAS ON THE RUN FOR THE SON RIDE IN 06, ANYWAY A GUY IN HIS PICKUP WAS WATCHING THE BIKES GO BY WHILE HE WAS DRIVING AND FAILED TO SEE THE PICKUP THAT HAD STOPPED IN THE ROAD TO MAKE A LEFT TURN, SO WHEN HE DID NOTICE IT, HE SLAMMED HIS BRAKES ON AND SWERVED INTO MY LANE TO AVOID HITTING THE TRUCK AND HIT ME AND MY WIFE ON OUR BIKE. MY WIFE GOT A BROKEN WRIST AND BROKEN LEFT FEMUR, I ENDED UP WITH A BROKEN ELBOW AND BROKEN FEMUR AND ALL THE RIBS ON MY LEFT SIDE WERE BROKEN AND BUSTED SPLINE...

I WAS ON THE RUN FOR THE SON RIDE IN 06, ANYWAY A GUY IN HIS PICKUP WAS WATCHING THE BIKES GO BY WHILE HE WAS DRIVING AND FAILED TO SEE THE PICKUP THAT HAD STOPPED IN THE ROAD TO MAKE A LEFT TURN, SO WHEN HE DID NOTICE IT, HE SLAMMED HIS BRAKES ON AND SWERVED INTO MY LANE TO AVOID HITTING THE TRUCK AND HIT ME AND MY WIFE ON OUR BIKE. MY WIFE GOT A BROKEN WRIST AND BROKEN LEFT FEMUR, I ENDED UP WITH A BROKEN ELBOW AND BROKEN FEMUR AND ALL THE RIBS ON MY LEFT SIDE WERE BROKEN AND BUSTED SPLINE AND BRUISED KIDNEYS. AND THAT GUY GOT A 45 DOLLAR TICKET FOR BEING LEFT OF CENTER. MY WIFE IS OK NOW AND I'VE LOST SOME USE OF MY LEFT ARM (nerve damage) AND LOST MY LEFT LEG ABOVE THE KNEE, I LIVE WITH THIS EVERYDAY AND HE JUST WENT ON WITH HIS LIFE LIKE NOTHING EVER HAPPENED.

Erica Jaramillo
Erica Jaramillo
  • John Carlisle

and this is exactly why i will never get on a motorcycle again!!!!!!

Roxanne Moore
Roxanne Moore
  • John Carlisle

that is some shit, not to mention we almost lost you both, even in the hospital!!!!!!!!!!! love ya"ll

Dave Collins
Dave Collins
  • John Carlisle

that is not right at all sorry to heare that and hope you and your wife is ok take care

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