AAA: Helpful safety tips for bikers and drivers for May
5/1/2023, 10:16:03 AM · by BraveMan · 13 replies
CNY Central ^ | Mon, May 1st 2023, 6:04 AM CDT | Christopher Malone
May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and AAA Western and Central New York is reminding drivers and bikers of safety tips as biking season is upon us — as soon as the weather permits. The latest data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows that fatal motorcycle crashes are on the rise: 5,932 motorcyclists were killed in crashes in 2021, the highest number since 1975 Motorcycle fatalities increased 9 percent in 2021 compared to 2020 (5,579 fatalities in 2020) Fatal motorcycle crashes accounted for 14 percent of all crashes in 2021 According to the Insurance Institute for Highway…
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Reflecting back to my recent travels where I saw a motorcycle, I saw speeding, weaving, riding the line passing MOVING TRAFFIC, and other “bad behaviors”. Let me know when motorcyclist with “share the road” with me.