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Monday, May 5, 2014
Over 700 motorcyclists killed in NJ over nine-year period
to the New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety (NJDHTS), 741
motorcyclists were killed in crashes in New Jersey between 2002 and
2011. There are about 2,500 crashes that involve motorcyclists each
year in the state. "Driver
inattention" is consistently listed as one of the most frequent
causes of motorcycle crashes.
the calendar turns towards summer, we always see an influx of
motorcycle riders on our roads, which means May is the perfect time
to get everyone thinking seriously about motorcycle safety,"
said Division of Highway Traffic Safety Acting Director Gary
recognition and support of Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, the
Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey is aiming to make New Jersey's
roadways safer for motorcyclist and drivers with the launch of it's
Motorcycle Safety Awareness campaign. Funded by the NJDHTS, the
campaign started May 1 and runs throughout the year.