A man from Pittsfield, New Hampshire was killed recently when his motorcycle crashed into another vehicle. Police told WMUR, that the 54-year-old man was riding behind a vehicle on Suncook Valley Highway. When the lead vehicle turned right an SUV pulled on the Highway from the side road and the motorcycle hit it. Authorities said an off-duty firefighter attempted to perform CPR, but he died at the scene.
Although Labor Day has come and gone, there will still be hundreds of motorcycles on the roads as we move into fall. There are some things to keep in mind both as a motorcyclist as well as a vehicle driver.
Bikers, remember to wear protective equipment. This includes a helmet, eye protection, ear protection, jackets, gloves, riding pants, and boots. In the event of a crash, these safety items may not only help to protect your skin from significant road rash, they could save your life.