- Motorcycle and Bicycle Awareness: Share the Road Safely -
June 3, 2021
As temperatures and motorcycle/bicycle traffic on commonwealth roadways are on the rise, May was recognized as both Motorcycle Awareness Month and Bicycle Safety 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.
Nationally, bicyclists killed in crashes with vehicles increased 36 percent from 2010 to 2018 with most of them occurring among male riders 20 years and older, according to the U.S. Department of Trans...