Another very sad and avoidable crash causing our community and a family to lose a loved one. Never wave anyone out through stopped traffic and if someone waves you to go just politely say Thanks and wait until you can see clearly.
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.
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.
2013 proved to be a safer year for motorcyclists.
Sharing the important role helmets play in helping keep Missouri’s motorcyclists safer on our roadways and the current changes in Missouri legislation.