Motorcycle safety instructor says it’s time for riders to brush up their own …
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It’s spring. It’s traditional each spring to remind car drivers in WNY that motorcyclists are going to be out on the road again.

Look for them.

But a big part of Jon DelVecchio’s message to motorcycle riders is you’re the one most responsible for your own safety.

Yes, drivers of four-wheeled boxes need watch the roadways better, but there are things that alert and trained motorcycle riders can do to avoid crashes, even when confronted with the most inattentive drivers.

“Riding a motorcycle takes years of practice and effort to master,” said DelVecchio, who will be teaching a motorcycle safety course at Stan’s Harley Davidson at 1 p.m., Saturday, April 26. “You have to do something to improve your skills every year. A lot of people say, ‘I’m going to go out, hope for the best. Those damn car drivers. It’s always their fault.’ “

DelVecchio, a Churchville resident, is a certified Motorcycle Safety Instructor who teaches the basic licensing course at Learn to Ride in Rochester. He’s also started his own motorcycle safety business,

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San Bernardino police cite 115 during motorcycle safety patrols
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SAN BERNARDINO — Police arrested one person and wrote 115 citations Monday during city-wide patrols focused on motorcycle safety.

Extra officers spent time in areas of San Bernardino where motorcycle crashes often occur and stopped 125 people either on motorcycles or in vehicles, police said.

Of the 115 people ticketed, 11 had suspended or revoked licenses and 20 were driving without a valid license. Police impounded 31 vehicles during the operation.

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