With the continued mild weather, there are more motorcycles on the roadways that we might be used to seeing this time of year. A trooper with the Illinois State Police says motorcycles and vehicles must share the road, so it is important for everyone on the highways to pay attention to their surroundings and be respectful of one another.
ISP trooper Josh Korando says drivers need to check their mirrors and their blind spots.
Getting ready to ride can mean making sure you have protective gear including a helmet, inspecting your bike for any maintenance issues, and taking a refresher course if you haven’t ridded for a while. For more information and other tips, go to www.startseeingmotorcycles.org.