It’s amazing how many drivers out there can tell stories of instances where they were completely blindsided by a nearby motorbike. And the statistics back up the anecdotes.
According to the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, motorcyclists accounted for 14 per cent of the total highway fatalities in the country, despite motorcycle registrations representing only three per cent of all vehicles in the United States in 2013.
As more and more New Yorkers join the more than half-a-million licensed motorcyclists in the state, one Rochester man says he has a solution to help keep riders more safe on the roads.
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