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A Word on Sharing the Road from This Two-Wheeled Weekend Wanderer

I had reached a certain age; grown the requisite over-sized waistline (I’m being kind to myself) and now sported a graying beard. Like tens of thousands before me sharing these similar traits, I purchased my first motorcycle. Go figure! And I have to say I’m enjoying the heck out of my weekend rides. Recently, I … Read More »

Facts & Statistics About Texting & Driving

Every year in the U.S., almost a half million people are injured or killed in traffic accidents attributed to the combination of texting and driving. The statistics are shocking, especially in view of the fact that this danger could be completely avoided. With the latest statistics available as of 2018, in 2015, according to statistics … Read More »

You Too Can Be Signal Superhero: Reduce Incidents and Save Lives with the Power of One Finger

For those of you who do not know me too well, I am incredibly mighty and powerful. As a matter of fact, I can state unequivocally I can outperform most people simply with the use of one finger—no not that finger! I’m talking about the all-powerful index finger on my left hand. Just to be … Read More »

Seasonal Driving Safety Tips

Bus Stop/School Zone Driving Safety Tips At a glance: Twice a day during the school year, sidewalks fill with kids who walk or bicycle to school, or ride the bus. Follow these tips to keep them safe — especially between 3 and 4 p.m., when the most severe school-age pedestrian injuries happen. Look both ways … Read More »

Vehicle Skid Avoidance

A driver needs to be constantly aware of changing road conditions and adjust his/her driving as necessary to avoid skidding. A skid happens when the tires lose their grip on the road, which can be caused one of four ways: Driving too fast for road conditions. Braking too hard and locking the wheels. Turning the … Read More »

Tip of the Month

Sharing the Road with Motorcycles: Safety Tip

Sharing the Road with Motorcycles: Safety Tip

Driving in close proximity to motorcycles can create special challenges. Having the confidence in your own ability to safely navigate the roadway with them is largely dependent upon your increased awareness of their presence. This “One Second Advantage™” Safety Tip will help you understand preferred, proven techniques to identify nearby motorcycles and how to safely share the road with them.

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