Tips for Motorcycle Safety in Florida

Motorcycle Safety May is Motorcycle Safety Month, and it has never been more relevant than now for Floridians. Florida Highway Patrol reported 9,500 motorcycle crashes in 2017. About 611 people died in those accidents. Safety is at the heart of reducing accidents and deaths. The fact is, motorcyclists are 27 more times likely than passenger car occupants to die in …

Motorcycle-car accident kills 1

Motorcycle-car accident On Tuesday night, a motorcycle and a motor vehicle collided on Old Mission Peninsula, resulting in one fatality. According to the Grand Traverse sheriff’s office, the 30-year-old motorcyclist was traveling south on Center Road when he was struck by a northbound driver who was attempting to make a left-hand turn. The impact of the crash ejected the motorcyclist from his bike. He …

Florida paramedic killed in motorcycle accident

Motorcycle accident kill A 22-year-old firefighter and paramedic was killed last Thursday after his motorcycle struck the back wheel of a tractor on Highway 89. The first responder was heading home after one of his EMS shifts, and was northbound on Highway 89. He was behind a tractor, being driven by a 45-year-old man, when the accident took place. The …