Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is encouraging motorists and roadway users to “Share the Road.” Motorcyclist fatalities actually increased in 2012. Motorcyclists can protect themselves by wearing safety gear and practicing safe riding habits, but ultimately other drivers on the road have…

Share the Road with Motorcycles Motorcycle safety needs to be a top priority for everybody on the road. Drivers and riders alike need to share in the responsibility of keeping roadways safe. In spite of motorcycles making up only 3 percent of all registered vehicles on the roadways, motorcyclists account for 14 percent of all…

View Larger Map Motorcycle Accident in Vista VISTA, Calif – A collision occurred around 5:45 p.m. on Monday as a Ford Thunderbird pulled out of a gas station parking lot onto the 1500 block of South Melrose Drive, according to San Diego County sheriff’s Deputy Frank Stalzer Jr. When pulling out on to South Melrose…

U.S. Traffic Deaths Are on the Rise: Are Helmet Laws to Blame? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently published an alarming statistic– for the first time in almost ten years, the number of traffic deaths increased. In 2011, the total number of traffic fatalities soared to the highest it has been since 2008….

This month the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) begins promoting national safety awareness for motorcycle riders. Each year there are thousands of motorcycle related injuries that may have been prevented if some basic safety tips were followed. More than two-thirds of serious motorcyclist accidents are not caused by the motorcycle riders themselves, but instead…

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