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Officials caution drivers to look twice, motorcyclists to wear helmets and proper gear

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More than half a million Wisconsinites have a motorcycle license or permit. That number, combined with the return of warmer weather, has prompted the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to remind motorcyclists and all motorists to share the road this spring.

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More than half a million Wisconsinites have a motorcycle license or permit. That number, combined with the return of warmer weather, has prompted the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to remind motorcyclists and all motorists to share the road this spring.
http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12499/7358707?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Thu, 17 May 2018 11:32:52 +0000 Officials caution drivers to look twice, motorcyclists to wear helmets and proper gear More than half a million Wisconsinites have a motorcycle license or permit. That number, combined with the return of warmer weather, has prompted the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to remind motorcyclists and all motorists to share the road this spring. http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12499/7358707?cpt=8&wpid=2637 WISC there are more than two- thousand motorcycle crashes every year on wisconsin roadways... and in almost all of those crashes... the person on the motorcycle was injured. in fact... that happened tuesday night... when a cambridge man was serious hurt after a drunk driving accident involving him and his motorcycle. news 3's christina lorey is live along the beltline this morning with warnings for all drivers. adam and dannika... an average of 84 motorcyclists are killed each year in crashes here in wisconsin... those crashes are difficult to walk away from uninjured for motorcyclists... especially on high-speed roads like the beltline. the state of wisconsin doesn't require everyone operating a motorcycle to wear a helmet... only operators and passengers under 18 are required to do so.... or they'll face a fine of 175-dollars. all operators are required to wear eye protection... like face shield, glasses or goggles. officer michael beatty... a 29- year-veteran of the madison police force... and a member of the city's motorcycle police division... says that even low-speed crashes can cause head injury to riders not wearing their helmets. he says using the proper gear is the number one thing that motorcyclists can use to avoid crashes. (((" 08;15;28 think about the crash. there are two types of riders, they say. ones that have crashed, and ones that are about to crash who are going to crash cut to and ask yourself to you want to have every piece of safety equiptment available to you during that crash? "))) area officers and state troopers also want to make sure all cyclists are properly licensed. in wisconsin... there are two options to get the required class m license-- riders motorcyclists can pass a driving skills test at the d-m- v... or successfully complete a d-o-t approved rider education course. the profile of the people involved in those accidents is changing, too... as the motorcycle community ages. the average age of a motorcyclist involved in a fatal crash rose from 30 years old in 1992... to 44 years old last year... according to the d-o-t. thanks christina.




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