Motorcycle Awareness Month: Share the Road Safely
Riders and Safety Advocates Invited to Join Motorcycle Safety Video Project
May 20, 2021
As both temperatures and motorcycle traffic on commonwealth roadways are on the rise, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) join agencies throughout the nation in recognizing May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month.
There were more than 3,400 crashes involving motorcycles on Pennsylvania roadways in 2020, resulting in 217 fatalities. Crashes rose by more than 300 from the 2019 number of 2,977, while fatalities also rose from 174 in 2019.
“We want to remind both motorcyclists and motorists to share the road safely,” said PennDOT Secr...