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Making Bike Week a Safe Week

A sure sign of spring…it’s Bike Week in Daytona. What started as a motorcycle race along the beach in 1937 has morphed into a 10-day festival, bringing thousands to Volusia County. Bike Week—and every week—is a time for giving consideration to the two-wheelers on our roads.

Watch out for bikers: Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Motorcycle safety awareness applies to everyone on the road, not just the motorcyclist.

By official gubernatorial proclamation, May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in Florida. And, the “safety awareness” applies to everyone on the road, not just the motorcyclist. According to preliminary data from the Florida Dept. of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, 426 motorcyclists were killed last year, due mainly to driver inattention. The inattentiveness is attributed to both the person on the bike and drivers of automobiles.