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THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION IS URGING MOTORCYCLISTS TO “GEAR UP AND RIDE SMART” AS THEY GET OUT AND ENJOY THE WARM WEATHER.

 

THIS YEAR’S CAMPAIGN FOCUSES ON THREE AREAS TO ADDRESS BEFORE YOU STARTING RIDING SAYS I-DOT SPOKESPERSON GIANNA URGO.

 

 

URGO REMINDS MOTORCYCLISTS NOT TO DRINK AND RIDE…AND SAYS ALCOHOL IS A FACTOR IN ABOUT 40 PERCENT OF MOTORCYCLE FATALITIES. LAST YEAR 145 RIDERS DIED ON ILLINOIS ROADS.

 

 

ILLINOIS IS ONE OF ONLY TWO STATES THAT OFFERS FREE MOTORCYCLE TRAINING COURSES…FOR BOTH BEGINNERS AND EXPERIENCED RIDERS. FOR MORE INFORMATION AND OTHER TIPS…VISIT THE WEBSITE: START SEEING MOTORCYCLES DOT ORG.

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