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Drivers Reminded to Always be on the Lookout for Motorcyclists

Drivers Reminded to Always be on the Lookout for Motorcyclists

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Greg Neft, KSL NewsradioOn the heels of a fatal accident involving a motorcycle and an SUV, here is a safety reminder for drivers of both.

The warmer weather means more motorcycles, but if you're the one on the bike, you've got a greater responsibility to keep things safe.

Driving instructor and motorcycle rider Mike Shell reminded motorcycle drivers to drive cautiously. "Just assume, for sure, nobody really sees you, and drive with that in mind."

He says people in cars need to make adjustments, too. "The motorcycle could go in any place. Remember to check your blind spots as the driver of the automobile. Don't get flustered."

And he says, most importantly, if you are on a bike to wear a helmet.

A Provo man died Sunday from head trauma after his scooter was hit by an SUV.

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