Nationwide, 5,290 riders were killed and more than 96,000 were injured in motorcycle accidents in 2008. The summer months are the deadliest time of year for motorcycle accidents. The following are the things that every car and truck driver should know about motorcycle drivers.
- Look for motorcycles.
- Appearances can be deceiving.
- Beware of blind spots, speed, brake lights.
- Turn signals
- No crowding.
- Stopping distance.