Rally raises awareness about motorcycle safety
News from WKBT La Crosse:

Motorcyclists in our area got together to promote

safety on the road today.

It was part of the Motorcycle awareness rally.

Look twice .

save a life

Motorcyclists flashed signs at passing cars on highway

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to urge drivers to be more aware of motorcycles on

the road.

As well as equal sharing of the road.

We’ve had..you know…a rise in accidents so far this

year .

where motorists are acutally running into and running

over motorcycles so its just kind of a reminder that

we’re out there again and be sure and check all of

your spots and pay attention to your driving .

put the phones down

This was the 6th year the Motorcycle Awarness Rally

was held in La Crosse.

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Motorcycle Safety Crucial This Time Of Year
News from whnt.com:

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness month, yet two motorcycle crashes resulted in three fatalities last week in Madison County. Three more accidents left bikers seriously injured.

With the weather warming up, this is the ideal time for riders to hit the road, but they need drivers to be alert in order for them to stay safe.

Abel Fuller was riding his motorcycle on the Greenbriar overpass around lunchtime on May 3, 2014, when a driver on a cell phone made a sharp and sudden turn in front of him.

“I had no choice but to hit her,” said Fuller. “There was nothing I could do.”

He tried to stop in time, but he could not. Fuller hit the car at about 30 miles per hour. Friends say he then flipped four or five times over the car.

“From what I understand, she told everybody on the scene that she never heard or saw me,” said Fuller. “She was on her phone the whole time.”

Fuller was wearing a helmet, but he still suffered a dislocated and fractured shoulder, a fractured sternum, fractured ribs, three fractures in his pelvis and a slight fracture in his left foot. He also had bruising to his heart and lungs.

Accidents like Fuller’s are more common this time of year, so bikers are doing what they can to stay safe.

Both beginner and advanced bikers can take classes at the Rocket Harley Davidson on how…………… continues on whnt.com

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