As our weather continues to improve, more and more motorcyclists are hitting the streets and highways, so the Colorado Department of Transportation is asking both riders and drivers to keep an eye out for each other.
CDOT reports that twenty percent of state fatalities, on average, involved someone driving or riding on a motorcycle, but just three percent of all vehicles on Colorado roads. So awareness is the key.
News5 spoke with Glenn Davis, the Colorado Highway Safety Manager who said “We ask people to ride sober, wear proper gear, and we also ask to share the road with the vehicles share the road with the motorcycles.”
As of April 23rd, there were eleven motorcycle fatalities, ten of those riders were not wearing helmets.