Motorcyclists will be out in force as the weather gets warmer, which is why May is the perfect month for Motorcycle Safety Awareness. Fatal crashes with motorcycles are on the rise, and helmet usage is on the decline so all motorists need to know how to anticipate and respond to motorcyclists to avoid fatal crashes.
All along the northern hemisphere it is getting warmer, summer is almost officially here. It is a time of exploring, of vacations and outdoor activities. A time when we go for a drive, ride a motorcycle or bicycle, or even take a walk. Summertime is also a time when traffic fatalities increase because of more
‘Share the Road’ Campaign Aims to Increase Motorcycle Safety Awareness for All Road Users Motorists and motorcyclists alike during Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month have to “share the road” in order to help prevent motorcycle crashes, deaths and injuries on our roads. Motorcyclists will be out in force as the weather gets warmer, which is why
A short time ago I was at a traffic safety conference and one of the speakers asked a very simple question of everyone there – What will you do TODAY to contribute to making where you live and work safer? It is a question we should all ask ourselves daily. That question is a recognition
Motorcycle. That one word conjures up so many images. For some people it means freedom, adventure and the open road. To others it means “biker gangs” and danger and death. There are even those who call a motorcycle an organ donor machine because of the possible devastation that can come from a motorcycle crash. This
Summertime means heading to the beach; it means cookouts with family and friends; it means fresh food from the garden; it means hitting the road to see the sights. Summertime also means motorcyclists will be out enjoying the warmer weather. How many motorcyclists, you ask? More than ever before. In 2011, there were almost 8½