He started his day a little later than usual. The Trooper grabbed his motorcycle safety gear, his keys and rushed toward base. As he rode his bike, he noticed a vehicle quickly approaching him and darting between lanes in his side mirrors.
Summer is the best time to ride if you have a motorcycle but it can also be the most dangerous. The season is only just getting underway and there's been a number of accidents and collisions involving motorcycles.
Those driving down Lee Street in downtown Alexandria may have noticed a lone wreath sitting in an empty lot marking a historical event that occurred in 1942. The wreath has been laid there each Memorial Day to honor soldiers killed in the Lee Street Riots.
With so many accidents over the weekend we met with officials at Thunder in the Valley to talk about motorcycle safety. During the four day motorcycle rally in the city the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation set up a booth promoting safe riding wearing proper gear and riding sober.
Markings on the street near Parkside and Broadway show where a motorcycle rider was seriously hurt Saturday night. Police say a woman turned left in front of him, his motorcycle sliding under the front of the car.
Most parts of the country are already feeling some heat in the 2016 riding season—lucky them! The rest of us here up north are waiting, and with that warm weather will be more great riding weather and eventually some real heat.
SGI is implementing the next phase of the Motorcycle Graduated Driver Licensing (MGDL) program changes in an effort to improve safety for new motorcyclists. “New motorcycle riders are more likely to be involved in collisions than experienced riders, especially in the first three years of riding,” said Andrew Cartmell, President and CEO of SGI.
Thirty motorcycle riders from two battalions of 4th Military Information Support Group assembled at Gabriel Range, May 26, to inspect their bikes and practice safe riding techniques before rolling out for a motorcycle dealership in Asheboro, North Carolina.
The summer weather has drawn more motorcycle riders onto Arkansas roads, and the extra two-wheeled traffic poses risks for riders and drivers alike, authorities said. In the past week, six motorcycle wrecks in the state have resulted in eight rider fatalities, bringing the total number of motorcycle deaths in 2016 to 44.
Coroner Clayton Cobler has released the name of the Meridian man who died. He says Jeremy Forbes was the man killed in this motorcycle accident. Chest trauma was the cause of death for one man riding his motorcycle through Meridian Tuesday night.