Illinois State Trooper Says Car Drivers Are To Blame.

Motorcycle.com Staff
by Motorcycle.com Staff
"The state of Illinois has, right now, the largest number of new motorcycle purchases and new motorcycle registration applications they've ever had in history," says Ray Minor, a trooper with the Illinois Motorcycle Enforcement Bureau. But with more people on motorcycles, there's a higher chance for accidents. Minor says 71% of those crashes happen at intersections. "The majority of those crashes actually occur when the motorist is actually violating the right of way of the motorcyclist-- making a left turn in front of the motorcyclist."

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