May is Motorcycle Awareness Month

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The sun is shining, the temperatures are climbing, everyone is enjoying the smell of fresh air, please remember to still be aware!  Be aware of motorcycles on the road this time of year.  May is motorcycle awareness month.  The goal is to remind motorists to watch out for motorcycles and to remind motorcyclists to be careful.  Ohio Highway Patrol Lt. Travis Hughes of the Elyria post says “With about 12,000 registered motorcycle riders set to hit the roads as warmer temperatures approach, ramped up efforts during the spring and summer months are imperative to prevent motorcycle-involved crashes and deaths”. Hughes also noted that “Now, through educational campaign efforts and partnerships with local authorities such as the Lorain County Safe Community Coalition, motorcycle-involved deaths have drastically reduced”. (morningjournal.com, web article).  Let’s all remember as we have those “feel good” moments driving in the sun and fresh air this spring that it is crucial to remember to be safe!  Watch out for motorcycles and “Don’t Strike A Bike”.

Read the entire article from the morning journal by clicking here .

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