MARION, Unwell. (WSIL) — Because the driving season shifts into excessive gear security must be everybody’s high precedence.
An proprietor with Black Diamond Harley Davidson in Marion supplied Information 3 with some recommendations on how we will hold all drivers, together with motorcyclists secure this summer season.
Because the climate will get hotter anticipate to see extra bikes out on the open highway. Shad Zimbro from Black Diamond Harley Davidson in Marion is asking all drivers to watch out.
“Begin seeing bikes, that is crucial factor. Keep off cellphones and begin taking note of bikes, there are much more bikes on the highway than there have been ten years in the past,” stated Zimbro.
ISP and IDOT stated bikes spend much less time on the highway, however they make-up, 15% of all site visitors fatalities. Zimbro says that may very well be as a result of bikes can have a more durable time shutting down.
“They suppose that they will pull out in entrance of that somewhat bit simpler than they may a automotive once they see a automotive coming. They nonetheless want to appreciate that it takes rather a lot to sluggish a motorbike down additionally,” stated Zimbro.
Zimbro stated gear with protecting armor in it, like this jacket, is simply one of many methods you possibly can assist defend your self.
He additionally stated the Harley Davidson model can be doing its greatest to guard riders too.
They’ve created a lot of new security tools like anti-lock brakes and flashing pulsating tail lights.
ISP, IDOT, and Zimbro can all agree, simply being somewhat bit extra conscious could make it safer for everybody on the highway.