Signs Remind Drivers to Watch for Mot...

Signs Remind Drivers to Watch for Motorcycles

There are 8 comments on the NBC Dallas story from May 29, 2012, titled Signs Remind Drivers to Watch for Motorcycles. In it, NBC Dallas reports that:

Allstate Insurance Co. is putting up permanent signs in more than 30 cities in hopes of preventing crashes at major intersections.

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albert

Dallas, TX

#1 May 29, 2012
I really don't understand I ride a bike and I love it and I have almost been hit by cars drivers because they think we don't have hiway rights lucky for him he didn't hit me because I would have done something to him we all just need to be careful when we drive I lost a good friend about 4 months ago he was hit on the side and was killed blessed his family the church family Don church rip.
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CrimsonAg

Bentonville, AR

#2 May 30, 2012
I would like to know when the highway patrols are going to do something about the crotch rockets racing up 161, I-30, and other Dallas freeways!

Watch for motorcyles - sure, every day when they speed through the lanes at over 100 mph endangering the rest of us.

Since: Jul 07

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#3 May 30, 2012
While driving on hwy 67 to Cedar Hill, a Ninja motorcycle cut off at least 4 cars and was doing at least 90 mph, why are they allowed to drive so unsafely ?
The rider couldn't have been over 17, this is getting out of hand, maybe if one were to get run over that would do the trick.
Hitting a cycle at 70 mph is sudden death,that would be a wake up call.

Since: Nov 08

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#4 May 30, 2012
Caqers do not see motorcycles.
They can look right at you, and just do not see you.

For every speed crazy crotch rocket, there are a hundred inattentive, reckless driving, cagers.

Motorcycles that are stopped at a traffic light, get run over by a soccer mom. "Gosh, I didn't her stopped right there in the middle of the road."

Since: Nov 08

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#5 May 30, 2012
CrimsonAg wrote:
I would like to know when the highway patrols are going to do something about the crotch rockets racing up 161, I-30, and other Dallas freeways!
Watch for motorcyles - sure, every day when they speed through the lanes at over 100 mph endangering the rest of us.
When was the last time you heard of a car being run over by a motorcycle?

How many car drivers get killed by motorcycles? I mean, really.

Since: Nov 08

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#6 May 30, 2012
showed that "two-thirds of motorcycle-car crashes occurred when the car driver failed to see the approaching motorcycle and violated the rider's right-of-way

http://cruiser.mototribe.com/discuss/worldwid...

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And who is blamed?
The motorcyclist.

Since: Nov 08

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#7 May 31, 2012
Why ride a motorcycle?
Riding is something most people don’t have to do, but rather feel compelled to--for a wide variety of reasons ranging from passion to practicality. One of the most distinct things about riding is that nothing feels quite like a motorcycle; the thrill of being at one with a two-wheeled machine that weighs only a few hundred pounds is one of the purest ways to get from point A to B, and the risks involve sometimes even heighten that enjoyment. Perhaps Robert Pirsig said it best in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: "You’re completely in contact with it all. You’re in the scene, not just watching it anymore, and the sense of presence is overwhelming.”

http://motorcycles .about.com/od/moto rcyclingbasic1/ss/ Why_Ride.htm

Since: Jul 07

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#8 Jun 10, 2012
Walking is much safer than riding, you lose less teeth that way, lol

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