Car accident reports, whether written by the California Highway Patrol, the county sheriff’s department, or the local police department are going to contain the names, addresses and driver’s license numbers of both parties and will include height, weight, gender, race.…
Many motorcyclists ask (and many auto drivers ask) whether lane splitting is legal in California. Lane splitting is legal in California and has been for a long time. However, the California Highway Patrol–just in early 2013–has issued some guidelines about lane splitting, and the guidelines are that a motorcyclist should not split lanes:
1) If it’s dangerous and there’s cars cutting in and out
2) If traffic is moving at more than 35 miles an hour.
It’s a very, very complex subject and we have handled dozens of lane splitting cases and I’d be happy to help anyone with a prospective case think that issue through.