The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By SHEILA COZZIE
Vision Zero 

Motorcycle Safety Tips for Summer Travel in Montana

 


Montana’s scenic views make it an ideal place for motorcyclists to “hit the open road” when warm weather arrives and it is important to remember that we all share Montana’s roadways and safe behaviors like observing the speed limit, staying alert and only driving sober can mean the difference between a memorable summer ride and the tragedy of life lost on our roads.

Preliminary numbers for 2021 indicate there were 25 motorcycle fatalities in Montana, representing almost 12% of the total fatalities for the year. Of those fatalities, 16 were unhelmeted, or 64%. These numbers were down...



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