According to AAA, June begins the 100 Deadliest Driving Days for teenagers. Parents’ personal attitudes about their teenaged drivers have a large impact on the safety of these young people. Parents who actively set rules and boundaries – and follow up on them – have the safest teen drivers.
I am a retired police officer with years of experience riding motorcycles, both on and off duty. I love riding motorcycles and have a deep understanding of all that can go wrong. Here are some tips that experience has taught me, over a 20-year career in law enforcement and a life-long love for motorcycles.
Once upon a time, a police officer was riding back to his station after a 12-hour shift. It was close to 7pm, the end of a long and hot day. As he rode down a busy street on his motorcycle, he noticed another motorcycle approaching from the opposite direction, at a high rate of speed. The policeman made a U-turn, activated his lights and siren, and pulled the speeding motorcyclist over.
The cold winter months are finally behind us, as we begin to enjoy longer days and warmer nights. Trees and flowers are replacing ice and snow as a new season starts. Spring is a time for new beginnings.