May Kicks off Motorcycle Awarness Month

This month kicks off the beginning of Motorcycle Awareness Month. In 2015, fatal accidents involving motorcycles were down 9% from 2014, in Virginia. Still, 70 lives were lost last year in crashes involving motorcycles. Governor Terry McAuliffe, kicked off Motorcycle Awareness Month by encouraging all motorist to drive with caution and emphasizing the importance of all motorcycle riders and automobile drivers, alike,  to share the responsibility for safety. This means eliminating all distractions while driving and always checking twice for motorcyclist. It is also important to remember, due to motorcycle's size, in comparison to a vehicle , they are often much closer than they appear.

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