Riders from the Springfield Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Ride share their insights and safety tips.
Why is Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Important? “Mainly, people don’t pay attention to people out there on the road. They just act like you’re not there. Roger about got run over twice yesterday. So, they’re just not noticing us out there.
Yet Another Senseless Death… Again, bad news, another fellow rider does not go home to his family and friends today. Why? All because the other driver did not look twice.
Meet Adam Sandoval and his cause ScootinAmerica. This young man is making an incredible difference while also breaking world records on his charity ride. Adam shares his thoughts as they directly relate to motorcycle safety.
Two folks from our community are now in the hospital, instead of their homes tonight. Why? Because another driver just simply did not look twice.
The large majority of motorcycle accidents fall into a few general scenarios, which I have covered below. By being aware of these common types of motorcycle crashes can help us all prepare to expect the unexpected and hopefully help keep Missouri’s roadways safer for biker and four wheel drivers.
I was so sad to read about Mr. Mestas’ passing, and my heart goes out to him, his family and friends.
I’ve said this many times, and still, car and truck drivers pull out into traffic, looking for other cars and trucks, and they don’t look for, so they don’t see motorcycles.
We’ve lost too many riders, and have lost one more, and my heart goes out to these folks and their families.
What I call “left in” and “left out” crashes are the most common hazards to riders.
Car and truck drivers just don’t look for riders, and they tend to turn left in front of bikes, and then later claim: “I never saw him.”
Another life taken by a distracted driver. A chilling reminder of the importance to look for motorcycles on our roadways.