Drivers urged caution during motorcycle riding season
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ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Could is Motorcycle Consciousness Month, and legislation enforcement officers are reminding drivers to be further cautious and look twice for motorcycle riders because the climate will get hotter.
One man whose son handed means in a motorcycle crash in South Carolina in 2018 stated his son was obeying the pace restrict and sporting a helmet when he was hit. It nonetheless wasn’t sufficient to save lots of his life.
He’s utilizing his household’s story to indicate drivers the potential penalties of being careless behind the wheel.
“Look twice, or perhaps a third or a fourth time, earlier than making a flip or switching lanes,” Mike Riecke stated. “Don’t choose up a cellular phone and make a fast textual content or cellphone name. That one second that you simply take your eyes off the highway may kill.”
Officers say deadly motorcycle crashes in New York elevated by 50 p.c between 2019 and 2021.
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