According to WBNG TV, warmer weather means more motorcyclists are on local roads. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that motorcyclists are 35 times more likely to experience a deadly accident than those in cars.
Southern Tier Harley-Davidson said before hitting the roads, riders must check their tires because fluctuating temperatures causes tire pressure to change.
Deborah Tartanian of Southern Tier Harley-Davidson said that riders should make sure they are seen. “Motorcyclists have a tendency to not be seen as visibly as a car so anything you can do to make yourself more visible to a car is definitely going to make you safer.” she added.
She recommended wearing bright florescent colors and new LED headlights that helps expand a drivers vision at night.
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