Motorcycle Riding While Drunk – Statistics And Commentary

The last was post was “How To Identify Motorists And Motorcyclists Who Are Driving While Intoxicated (DWI).” In this post, various aspects from the NHTSA’s (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) “2011 Drunk Riding Prevention Planner” campaign are highlighted. Here are some notable items as seen on the above-mentioned campaign page : The percentage of per se intoxicated …

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How To Identify Motorists And Motorcyclists Who Are Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)

The topic of motorists who drive while intoxicated should be of critical concern to motorcyclists, as many of the motorcycle accident fatalities seen in this blog involve a motorist who is driving while intoxicated. Given the danger such intoxicated motorists pose to motorcyclists, identifying (or “spotting”) such motorists is of paramount importance. Part of a …

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Fatal Motorcycle Accident – Motorist Fails To See Motorcyclist

A fatal motorcycle accident occurred in Carmel, Indiana on Saturday night. An excerpt from a story on WISHTV.com of November 5 2011 titled “Police investigating serious crash” : According to police reports, a 31-year-old man from Noblesville was riding a 2005 Yamaha motorcycle heading northbound on Hazel Dell when he collided into an SUV that …

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Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Massac County Illinois

A motorcyclist was killed Monday in an accident in Massac County, Illinois. Aaron D. Evans, 24, of Brookport, was the motorcyclist killed in the accident.  It is being reported that he was riding a 1996 Suzuki motorcycle westbound on Unionville Road in Brookport, Illinois and was struck by a Ford F-150 pickup truck that was …

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Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Lisle Illinois

A motorcyclist was killed Monday night when he collided with a vehicle near Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois. The motorcyclist killed, Salvatore J. Cacciato, 64, from Lisle, was riding south on College Road at approximately 9:18 p.m.  At that point, according to police, he collided with a driver who was making a left turn from …

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