Sharing the Road with Motorcyclists

During the summer months, you may notice more motorcyclists on the road taking advantage of the warmer weather conditions. Although motorcycles may look sturdy and strong, they can be quite fragile.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 4,957 motorcyclists were killed in crashes in 2012, an increase of 7 percent from the prior year. Sharing the road with motorcyclists safely is critical to accident prevention. Read More

Driver Fatigue Checklist:

Getting in the driver’s seat when you are super sleepy can lead to very deadly results. We’ve all felt a little tired at times when behind the wheel, but how do we know when we’ve crossed the threshold into being too tired to drive safely? The next time you’re in a situation where you are unsure if you should get behind the wheel, review this driver fatigue checklist for some warning signs that you should be pulling off the road to take a much needed nap. Read More

Motorcycle Road Trip Tips from the Pros

Motorcycle travel is more popular than ever as more than 10 million Americans saddle up for fun road trips each year. These tips will help riders get the most out of their summer plans for the open roads. 1. Gear up: Oh yes, there are lots of fun, shiny gadgets you can buy for your motorcycle trip.  Go ahead, treat yourself. But don’t skimp on the most important items you need for a safe and comfortable ride: protective clothing, a comfy seat, and a quiet helmet should be at the top of your list. Read More