Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month: A Call for Vigilance on the Roads

May marks the celebration of Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, signaling an increase in motorcyclists taking to the roads with the arrival of favorable spring weather. Scott Schloegel, the Acting President and CEO of the Motorcycle Safety Foundation, emphasizes the importance of motorist vigilance. He notes, "Motorcyclists, with their smaller profiles, can easily ‘vanish’ in a vehicle’s blind spots," stressing that although many vehicles today are equipped with blind-spot detection systems, they are not foolproof. He urges drivers to "use your eyes and mirrors and look twice, especially in your blind spots, before maneuvering on the road."

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