Drive Well Vermont

Motorcycle Safety

A motorcycle traveling down a Vermont road

Motorcycles are smaller and more vulnerable than other types of motor vehicles, so we need to pay special attention to keep them safe.

Why It Matters:

Whether you ride a motorcycle or share the road with motorcyclists, every road user has a responsibility to keep everyone safe. Be seen. Look twice. It matters.

motorcycle safety video cover - a motorcycle driving with cars on the road

Motorcyclists were killed in 2020 in the U.S.
They are 28 times more likely to die in a traffic crash than people in passenger cars

SOURCE for distracted driving statistic from the N.H.T.S.A.

What Can You Do?

Motorcycle riders:

  • Position yourself well in traffic and stay visible.
  • Practice safe driving behaviors.

Everyone on the road:

  • Be aware of motorcycle riders.
  • Always look twice before maneuvering.
  • Practice safe driving behaviors.

Find out more about how to help keep Motorcyclists safe

Drive Well Vermont*** October 31, 2022