Motorcycle Safety Awareness Day

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As the warm summer months are approaching more motorcyclists are hitting the roads. (KFSN)

There are a lot of motorcycle runs are coming up as the spring and summer months, so it's important to be safe. That doesnt just go for riders, drivers on four wheels need to do their part as well.

May is designated for Motorcycle Safety Awareness and this Saturday you can attend a safety demo day at River Park.
Tips for motorcyclists:
- Get proper training
- Wear the right gear

Tips for drivers:
- Give motorcyclists plenty of room

Tip for everyone:
- Watch out for blindspots

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says in 2013, motorcyclists accounted for 14 percent of all traffic fatalities, 4 percent of all people injured, 18 percent of all occupants (driver and passenger) fatalities, and 4 percent of all occupants injured. Of the 4,668 motorcyclists killed in traffic crashes, 94 percent (4,399) were riders and 6 percent (269) were passengers.

Motorcycle Safety Awareness Day
Free event
Saturday, May 7th from 11a - 5p.
River Park Farmers Market area.

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