Safety is a critical issue during the summer months, but for motorcyclists, autumn can be just as critical. According to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA), over 32,000 people died on our nation’s roads last year. Of that number, more than 4,000 of those fatalities related to motorcycle crashes.
Motorcycle crashes often result because of the actions of riders and drivers alike. A number of motorcyclists- related factors include rider inexperience, impairment, or disregard of highway safety laws. For passenger vehicle drivers and commercial trucks, the issues could relate to weather conditions, poor visibility, aggressive driving, and distractions. [Read more…]