To the editor,

ABATE (American Bikers Aimed Toward Education) would like to remind community members that the month of May has been designated Motorcycle Awareness Month.

Motorcycle riders nationwide respectfully ask that vehicle drives “Look Twice for Motorcycles” and to please “Share the Road” responsibly.

An early Spring has several riders out on the highways looking forward to an enjoyable and safe riding season. Oswego County ABATE wishes everyone a safe and healthy summer.

Thank you,

Ernestine Hughes and Oswego County ABATE

(3) comments

ariel

[ban]Motorcyclists take a huge risk every time they gun the throttle. Their counterparts on the road, car drivers, take the time to buckle up because it is the law and makes sense because seatbelt save lives. Motorcycles aren't equipped with seatbelts so to ride one is ignoring that 60 mph steel shreds flesh and clothing everytime.

ariel

Ignore my last comment. They're a blast to ride and have every right to ask for extra vigilance this time of year. My bad. Ariel[wink]

ariel

[scared][thumbdown][scared][thumbdown]Well, with yesterdays' 75°F weather, the 105dB(A) lookatme were out in force. No need to look twice for motorcycles: hearing them occcurs before seeingnthem.[ban][thumbdown][thumbdown]

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