If the late summer sunshine is calling your name, you aren’t alone! Many are taking advantage of the remaining warm weather to hit the road, but unfortunately summer is also the time when collisions are more common, especially those involving two-wheel vehicles.
Based on NHTSA data motorcyclists accounted for 14 percent of all traffic fatalities, with 5,172 motorcyclist killed in 2017. In order to share the road safely with our biker friends, it’s important to keep a safe distance, check your blind spots, and pay attention in intersections. From the experts at CarRentals, below are some additional points to keep in mind when driving this summer: