While traveling, it’s likely you’ll see a number of different vehicles. Motorcycles are often the smallest on the road; however, there are more than 90,000 registered to drive on Kentucky’s roads. No matter what you drive, it’s important to be aware of how to operate your vehicle safely when you’re sharing the road with motorcycles. This can help reduce the significant number of accidents that take place every year.
According to the Kentucky Traffic Collisions Facts report, there were 1,669 motorcycles involved in 1,624 crashes in Kentucky during 2017. Nearly 1,000 of those accidents resulted in injury and 86 caused the death of 90 individuals. If you take the following tips into consideration when sharing the road with motorcyclists, you can aid in the prevention of deadly crashes.